Septic arthritis in patients followed-up in neonatal intensive care unit

Kabak S., Halici M., Akcakus M., Cetin N., Narin N.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.44, no.6, pp.652-657, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2002.01649.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.652-657
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Background : Septic arthritis is an uncommon, but serious disorder in neonates. Most patients survive with permanent handicaps. Due to the rarity of this condition in neonates and paucity of signs and symptoms, the diagnosis of septic arthritis in newborns is more difficult than in older children.