Difficult to treat osteoarticulars infections  : Focus on Mycobacterial and Fungal infection.

Difficult to treat osteoarticulars infections : Focus on Mycobacterial and Fungal infection. Acta Orthop Belg. 2017 Mar;83(1):110-123 Authors: Yombi JC, Seyler L, Cornu O, Barbier O, Libouton X, Rodriguez-Villalobos H, Thienpont E Abstract Bone and joint infections are rare but often devastating. While bacteria are most commonly encountered organisms, mycobacteria and fungi are less frequent. Management of the latter is often more complex, especially in the presence of foreign material. We will increasingly be faced with mycobacterial and fungal bone infections, as medical conditions and newer therapeutics lead to more immunosuppression. In this article, we will review osteomyelitis, septic arthritis and peri-prosthetic joint infections related to mycobacteria and fungi. PMID: 29322903 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Acta Orthop Belg Source Type: research

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