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Short Medical Case Study "8"



A 67 years old man complains of fever and pain in his right knee , his knee is red , worm and swollen and he said that he had an abrasion in it 3 days ago.

Arthrocentesis shows leukocytosis , glucose level is 22 mg/dl and no crystals.

What is your provisional diagnosis for this case?


Diagnosis : acute septic arthritis