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International Angiology 2008 December;27(6):536-8

Copyright © 2008 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

A case of septic arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint after coronary angiography

Hoseini S. K., Nouri A., Jozaghi S.

Department of Cardiology, Tehran Heart Center, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Teheran, Iran


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Septic arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) is a rare condition speculated to be associated with some predisposing factors such as intravenous drug use, immunocompromised situations or chronic diseases. To the best of our knowledge, we are the first group reporting a case of SCJ septic arthritis after coronary angiography.

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