Total hip arthroplasty infected by Brucella: a report of two cases.

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Infection caused by Brucella following total joint arthroplasty is very rare. We present 2 cases of brucellar infection following total hip arthroplasty (THA). A 66-year-old woman who had prolonged contact with cattle presented with pain at the thigh and groin areas. The patient had undergone an uncemented THA for a hip fracture 3 years previously. Cultures… (More)

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