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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 481-484

Streptococcus dysgalactiae septic arthritis of sternoclavicular joint with bacteraemia


Department of Infectious Diseases, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Pruthu Narendra Dhekane
Department of Infectious Diseases, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_257

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Invasive infections due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae are uncommon in the adult population, and sternoclavicular joint septic arthritis (SCSA) is usually caused by other organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. We hereby report a case of SCSA caused by this organism. The patient responded well to intravenous antibiotics and recovered fully without any surgical intervention.






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