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10 November 2022 : Case report  USA

A Rare Case of Prosthetic Joint Infection with Streptococcus gordonii

Rare coexistence of disease or pathology

Varsha Prasad1ABCDEFG*, Frederic Washburn2CDEF, Baina Barouni3EF, Musab Saeed4ABCD

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.937271

Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e937271

Table 1. Different case report findings.

Case ReportAgeGenderSitePJIRisk factorsTreatment methodsOutcomes
Fenelon et al, []14 69FemaleHipYesChronic sinus infection in a left upper incisorIV ceftriaxone for six week duration, followed by suppressive amoxicillin and extraction of left upper incisorComplication with clostridium difficile colitis following long term antibiotic therapy
Klein et al, []15 65FemaleKneeYesExcessive flossing and gingival manipulation preoperativelyAntibiotic therapy for two weeks. Authors do not specify the antibiotic regimenResolution of symptoms
Yombi et al, []16 62MaleKneeNoPoor dental statusAmpicillin intravenously for two weeks, then moxifloxacin orally plus rifampicin for two weeks. Total treatment duration four weeksComplete clinical and functional recovery
Yombi et al, []16 78FemaleKneeYesPre-existing valvulopathyAmoxicillin and rifampicin for total of twelve weeks of antibiotic therapy, along with removal of prosthesis and aortic valve replacementUncomplicated follow up
Flowers et al, []17 68FemaleShoulderNoRecent shoulder injectionIntravenous ceftriaxone and oral levofloxacin to complete six weeks of therapy following surgical washout procedurePost-infectious adhesive capsulitis currently managed with conservative treatment

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923