In which patients can signs and symptoms of septic arthritis be muted?

Updated: Sep 19, 2017
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Signs and symptoms of infection may be muted in people who are elderly, who are immunocompromised (especially those with rheumatoid arthritis), and who abuse intravenous drugs.


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