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ECR 2013 / C-2543
Septic arthritis of the pubic symphysis: Report of 5 cases and review of literature
Congress: ECR 2013
Poster No.: C-2543
Type: Scientific Exhibit
Keywords: Infection, Arthritides, Acute, Laboratory tests, Diagnostic procedure, Comparative studies, MR, CT-High Resolution, Conventional radiography, Pelvis, Musculoskeletal system, Musculoskeletal joint
Authors: J. Quispe Bravo1, J. A. Narváez2, G. C. Rivera Sierra3, J. Hernández Gañán4, E. De Lama Salvador5, R. Mast2; 1L´Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona) , ESP/ES, 2HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT/ES, 3L´Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona) /ES, 4L' Hospitalet de Llobregat/ES, 5Barcelona/ES


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