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Twenty-five cases of polyarticular septic arthritis (PASA) were observed in our department over a 13-year period. They accounted for 16.6% of all septic arthritis (15% on average in the literature). A male predominance was noted in our patients, as well as in the literature. The knee was the most frequent location followed by the elbow, shoulder, and hip,(More)
Twenty-four cases of septic arthritis in rheumatoid arthritis patients were compared with 99 cases of septic arthritis in patients without rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, 238 previously published cases of septic arthritis with rheumatoid arthritis were analyzed. Fifteen percent of our patients with septic arthritis had rheumatoid arthritis, which was(More)
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