How does septic arthritis differ in children

How does septic arthritis differ in children?

• Age of patient is very helpful in determining likely organism (see Question 8).

• Arthritis is often secondary to adjacent osteomyelitis.

• Children have a higher incidence of hip involvement.

• Dislocation of the femoral head is unique to hip infections in neonates.

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