A case of bacterial arthritis of the hip in a 23 year old male athlete following local injections is presented. The patient was admitted with history of pain in the buttock and femur for 14 days but no fever. The diagnosis was made with bone scintigraphy and needle aspiration. Following surgical drainage and antibiotic treatment, rapid recovery was observed. At four months follow up there were no clinical or radiographic signs of involvement of the hip.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Purulent coxitis after blockade treatment|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 26 aug. 1991|