Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 9th, 2003
According to recent research published in the journal Clinical Rheumatology, "we present a patient who had 1 episode of prepatellar bursitis and subsequently several episodes of arthritis of his right knee.
"Cultures of several punctures of his knee remained sterile, but the patient had been taking oral antibiotics on each of these occasions, against our medical advice. Ultimately a diagnostic puncture revealed growth of Staphylococcus aureus. An X-ray demonstrated an osteolytic lesion of the patella, but no defect in the articular surface of...
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