Septic Arthritis

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 892

STERNOCLAVICULAR SEPTIC ARTHRITIS: A RARE PRESENTATION OF SHOULDER PAIN

Case Presentation: A 69 years old farmer presented to the hospital with right shoulder pain, fever and chills. Past medical history was significant for coronary artery disease, a remote history of neck tumor status post [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:06-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on STERNOCLAVICULAR SEPTIC ARTHRITIS: A RARE PRESENTATION OF SHOULDER PAIN

HM2018 Abstract Number: 123

Native Joint Septic Arthritis: Comparison of Outcomes with Surgical and Medical Management

Background: Septic arthritis (SA) of native joints has an incidence rate of 4-12 per 100,000 person-years. In 2012, there were 36, 539 hospitalizations for SA in US non-VA hospitals and costed the US healthcare system [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:32-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on Native Joint Septic Arthritis: Comparison of Outcomes with Surgical and Medical Management

HM2016 Abstract Number: 471

A Case of E. Coli Endocarditis

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 77 year-old woman with a history of porcine mitral valve repair (MVR) presented with left knee pain.  Three weeks prior to admission she experienced general malaise and intermittent chills. She [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Case of E. Coli Endocarditis