Septic arthritis of a lumbar facet joint and a sternoclavicular joint.

@article{Dauwe1995SepticAO,
  title={Septic arthritis of a lumbar facet joint and a sternoclavicular joint.},
  author={D M Dauwe and J J Van Oyen and I R Samson and Michel Hoogmartens},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={1304-6}
}
STUDY DESIGN This is a case report. OBJECTIVES To the authors' knowledge, simultaneous septic arthritis of a lumbar facet joint and another joint has not been described as yet. Therefore, a patient is presented in whom both a lumbar facet joint (L4-L5 on the right) and a sternoclavicular joint were involved. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Septic arthritis of a lumbar facet joint is a rare condition, and only a few cases have been reported in the literature. METHODS The etiology, clinical… CONTINUE READING