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Case Report 


Pediococcus pentosaceus SEPTIC ARTHRITIS OF KNEE: A CASE REPORT


Mohammed Omer Mohammed *, Sherko A Omer **, Taha Ahmed Fathulla *** Rebar Mohammed Nori **** and Abdulla Delmany *****


*       Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani.
**     Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani. 
***   General Teaching Hospital, Sulaimani City, Iraq.
****  Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani.
***** Kurdistan Center for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sulaimani, Iraq.


Submitted: 26/11/2013; Accepted: 12/2/2014


ABSTRACT


A diabetic man with chronic liver disease developed septic arthritis of knee. The joint infection was caused by Gram positive cocci called Pediococcus pentosaceus.

KEYWORDS

Pediococcus pentosaceus, Septic Arthritis, Chronic Liver Disease, Diabetes mellitus.