Epidemiology, etiology, and clinical features of septic arthritis in children younger than 24 months.

OBJECTIVE To examine the incidence, etiology, and clinical features of septic arthritis in patients younger than 24 months. DESIGN Retrospective, 1988 through 1993 period, chart review-based survey. PATIENTS All children with bacteriologically proved septic arthritis that was diagnosed at a medical center serving southern Israel (population 320,000… CONTINUE READING