Michael K. Ryan

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Septic Arthritis About the Shoulder: Glenohumeral, Acromioclavicular, and Sternoclavicular Joints

The Problem Septic arthritis of the native shoulder is an uncommon orthopaedic infection, yet prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential for prevention of potential long-term morbidity. The glenohumeral (GH), acromioclavicular (AC), and sternoclavicular (SC) joints are all subject to septic arthritis and each must be treated quickly to preserve the function of the shoulder girdle…

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