Arthroplasty Infection by Priopionibacterium granulosum Treated With Reimplantation Despite Ongoing Purulent-Appearing Fluid Collection

Journal of Arthroplasty, 05/04/2012

There is no clinical or laboratory evidence of infection at 3 years post–reimplantation, and the patient has a well–functioning total hip arthroplasty. P granulosum is a low–virulence but highly–inflammatory organism. It seems to produce a large fluid collection that may require multiple debridements.

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