Andrew D. Clarke*
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, James Cook University Hospital, UKFulltext PDF
Prosthetic joint infection is devastating for both patients and surgeons alike. We present a case of prosthetic hip joint infection secondary to an extremely rare causative organism; Yersinia Enterocolitica. The prosthetic infection as well as the systemic upset caused had a life-threatening impact upon the patient. Multidisciplinary team working between the physicians and orthopedic surgeons ultimately yielded a positive outcome.
Arthroplasty; Yersinia Enterocolitica; Hip joint
Clarke AD. Yersinia Enterocolita Periprosthetic Hip Joint Replacement Infection; Case Report. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2330.