Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Salmonella typhi

S. Chiu, C. S. Chiu, T. Y. Lin, C. C. Luo, T. H. Jaing

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We describe septic arthritis of the hip in a child with typhoid fever. The aetiological diagnosis was confirmed by a positive Widal test as well as by isolation of Salmonella typhi from joint aspirate. Treatment with ceftriaxone along with surgical drainage was successful.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-90
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Tropical Paediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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