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Septic Arthritis Clinical Signs & Symptoms

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for clinical signs and symptoms suggestive of septic arthritis.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

M00

Description:

A septic joint should be suspected if a person has certain signs and symptoms in the setting of one or more risk factors.

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