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Prosthetic Joint Infection Score of Zimmerli

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for a prosthetic joint infection using the score of Zimmerli.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, failure handling and therapy escalation, complication detection

ICD-10:

Z96.6, T84.5

Description:

Zimmerli developed a score for evaluating a patient for a prosthetic joint infection. The author is from University Hospitals Basel.

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