Acute arthritis caused by Aeromonas hydrophola: clinical and therapeutic aspects.

@article{Chmel1976AcuteAC,
  title={Acute arthritis caused by Aeromonas hydrophola: clinical and therapeutic aspects.},
  author={Herman Chmel and Donald Armstrong},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={1976},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          169-72
        }
}
Two cases of Aeromonas hydrophila arthritis are reported and a third case present in the literature is reviewed. All three cases occurred in patients with myelogenous leukemia; the knee joint was involved in 2 patients and the metacarpal-phalangeal joint in the third. In the 2 patients presented here, synovial fluid antibiotic levels were measured and were adequate; but A hydrophila was repeatedly cultured from the knee joints, a fact suggesting that other factors, such as normal functioning… CONTINUE READING
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