Brucellosis of knee prosthesis: a case report and review of the literature
- MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology
Bayan Ghalimah,1,2 Amre Hamdi1
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.
Conclusion: Brucella prosthetic joint infection is an uncommon condition that poses a diagnostic challenge due to its rarity and subtle clinical presentation
infection, brucellosis, joint replacement, arthroplasty, knee