Refractory Arthrographis kalrae native knee joint infection

Peter Boan, Ian Arthur, Clay Golledge, David Ellis

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    Abstract

    Rare reports of infection with Arthrographis kalrae have often demonstrated a protracted clinical course. We describe refractory infection of the native knee with Arthrographis kalrae after a penetrating injury and Yttrium synovectomy, finally controlled with two stage joint revision and combination antifungal therapy. The paucity of worldwide data about such uncommon invasive fungal infections contributes to the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges of these cases.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)112-114
    Number of pages3
    JournalMedical Mycology Case Reports
    Volume1
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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