Septic Arthritis

  • Michael N. Jolley
  • Eduardo A. Salvati
  • Philip D. WilsonJr.


Infections of the hip can be categorized into three distinct forms depending on the patient’s age: infantile, childhood, and adult forms.58 The differences seen in each age group are due to anatomical variations in the vascular supply to the hip and to the differing suspectibility and immunological response to infection.32


Femoral Head Synovial Fluid Septic Arthritis Avascular Necrosis Epiphyseal Plate 
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  • Michael N. Jolley
  • Eduardo A. Salvati
  • Philip D. WilsonJr.

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