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Pyogenic arthritis due to bacteroides complicating rheumatoid arthritis.
  1. M J Dodd,
  2. I D Griffiths,
  3. R Freeman


    Two cases of anaerobic, pyogenic arthritis complicating rheumatoid disease due to bacteroides are described. The relative well-being of the patients and indolence of the affected joints are emphasised, and the effective role of metronidazole in the treatment of septic arthritis due to bacteroides is discussed.

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