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Brucellosis of knee prosthesis: a case report and review of the literature


MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology
Bayan Ghalimah,1,2 Amre Hamdi1

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Abstract

Case: We report the case of a 73-year-old woman who developed Brucella a periprosthetic infection of the right knee following bilateral total knee arthroplasty. The infection was successfully treated with a course of antibiotics and revision surgery.

Keywords

infection, brucellosis, joint replacement, arthroplasty, knee

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