Haydarpasa Numune Med J. 2022; 62(4): 466-469 | DOI: 10.14744/hnhj.2020.56823
A Case of Necrotizan Fasiitis After Pnomokok Septic Arthritis
Bekir Karagöz, Levent Adıyeke, Murat BakırDepartment of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Health Sciences, Hamidiye Faculty of Medicine, Haydarpaşa Numune Health Application and Research Center, Istanbul, Türkiye
Septic arthritis is the inflammation of the synovial membrane and synovial fluid in the joints with bacterial, viral, or fungal agents. It is most commonly spread by hematogenous way. In cases that are not treated, it can cause permanent and serious disabilities. The most common factor in all age groups was Staphylococcus aureus. We report a case of necrotizing fasciitis after septic arthritis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae, resulting in hip disarticulation.Keywords:
Amputation, bacterial infection, necrosis, necrotizing fasciitis, pneumococcal septic arthritis.
Bekir Karagöz, Levent Adıyeke, Murat Bakır. A Case of Necrotizan Fasiitis After Pnomokok Septic Arthritis. Haydarpasa Numune Med J. 2022; 62(4): 466-469
Corresponding Author: Bekir Karagöz, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English