ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Preeti Madan1 , Vijay Jain2, R. K. Mahajan1, Shweta Sharma1, Nandini Duggal1, Charoo Hans1 and R.K. Arya2
1Department of Microbiology, PGIMER and Dr. R.M.L Hospital, New Delhi – India.
2Department of Orthopedics, PGIMER and Dr. R.M.L Hospital, New Delhi – India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2013;7(2):1467-1470
© The Author(s). 2013
Received: 12/10/2012 | Accepted: 20/11/2012 | Published: 30/06/2013

We report an extremely rare case of Salmonella typhi septic arthritis in a 3- year old immunocompetent patient. She presented with inability to bear weight on right hip joint and diagnosis was confirmed after bacterial isolation. The child responded favourably to intravenous antibiotics and surgical procedure.


Salmonella typhi, Septic arthritis, Hip, Immunocompetent

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