Septic arthritis of the pubic symphysis in a patient with indwelled urethral catherter:a case report. Fumitake Kai 1 , Takato Ohishi 2 , Toshiyuki Un-no 1 , Hiroshi Sudoko 1 , Tomotada Fujita 2 1Department of Urology, Fujinomiya City General Hospital 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fujinomiya City General Hospital Keyword: 尿道カテーテル , 炎症反応 pp.71-74
Published Date 2014/1/20
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1413103414
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A 78-year-old woman with indwelled urethral catherter due to neurogenic bladder visited to our hospital complaining of fever and pubic pain. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed the septic arthritis of pubic symphysis, and osteomyelitis pubis. After the antimicrobial therapies, surgical debridment was performed. There was no recurrence during two years after the surgery.

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