Septic arthritis of the hip in patients with femoral head osteonecrosis

@article{Lee2011SepticAO,
  title={Septic arthritis of the hip in patients with femoral head osteonecrosis},
  author={Young-Kyun Lee and Yun Jong Lee and Yong Chan Ha and Ki-Choul Kim and Kyung Hoi Koo},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={131},
  pages={1585-1590}
}
Septic hip is rare in patients with femoral head osteonecrosis (FHON) and has been known to occur in those who are immune compromised. Thus, surgeons do not concern about the superimposed septic hip in immunocompetent patients. We report five patients who had FHON and concomitant septic arthritis of the hip. No patients were immune compromised. All patients… CONTINUE READING