Septic arthritis of the paediatric hip - A review of current diagnostic approaches and therapeutic concepts.

@article{Rutz2013SepticAO,
  title={Septic arthritis of the paediatric hip - A review of current diagnostic approaches and therapeutic concepts.},
  author={E. Rutz and Muriel Spoerri},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2013},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={123-34}
}
A misdiagnosed septic arthritis (SA) of the paediatric hip is a nightmare for many physicians. The authors tried to trace the most recent information about this problem. A Medline search, using PubMed interface, was focused on the period from 01.01.2002 to 31.08. 2012. A total of 53 papers were included in the study. They led to the following statement, among others, about the differential diagnosis between SA and transient synovitis: "CRP > 20 mg/L, non-weight-bearing, temperature >38.5… CONTINUE READING

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