Bilateral Septic Arthritis Resulting in Mortality in the Elderly: A Case Report


Bilateral Septic Arthritis Resulting in Mortality in the Elderly: A Case Report


1Kadir, Dotun Musiliu, 2Ahmed, Bola Abdulkadir, 3Ibraheem, Gbadebo Hakeem

1Orthopedic unit, Department of Surgery, General Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
2Department of Orthopedics, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
3Department of Orthopedics, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria


International-Journal-of-Case-Reports-2d codeBilateral septic arthritis is a rare presentation and when present is seen in the elderly resulting in morbidity and mortality. We present a 79 year old lady who died as a result of complications arising from bilateral septic arthritis.


Keywords: Bilateral Septic Arthritis, Knees, Mortality,Nigeria

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Kadir, Dotun Musiliu, Ahmed, Bola Abdulkadir, Ibraheem, Gbadebo Hakeem. Bilateral Septic Arthritis Resulting in Mortality in the Elderly: A Case Report. International Journal of Case Reports, 2018 2:17. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2018-04-2101.


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