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Listeria monocytogenes septic arthritis following intra-articular yttrium-90 therapy.
  1. A P Wilson,
  2. P J Prouse,
  3. J M Gumpel


    Listeria monocytogenes is a rare cause of septic arthritis, which usually occurs in a host compromised by systemic illness. Intra-articular irradiation with yttrium-90 is generally free of complication. We report a case of intra-articular sepsis of the knee joint by Listeria monocytogenes acquired under unusual circumstances.

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