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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2002.01649.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.652-657

Abstract

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.