Gonarthritis due to mycobacterium chelonei

Naomi Kaplinsky*, Amos Pines, Asher Mazar, Gideon Altman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Atypical mycobacterial arthritis is rare but has been diagnosed more frequently in the last 10 years. An old man with a long history of degenerative arthritis of the knees developed septic arthritis of the left knee due to Mycobacterium chelonei following an injection into the knee and an infection near the left ankle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-160
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1982
Externally publishedYes


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