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Severe Pyogenic Arthritis in a 10-Year Old Girl Due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae

Bobby Sena 1 and Walter Dehority 2 , *
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1 Department of Pediatrics, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, United States
2 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, United States
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: October 2018, 6 (4); e66196
  • Published Online: August 21, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 12, 2018
  • Revised: May 15, 2018
  • Accepted: June 17, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.66196

To Cite: Sena B, Dehority W. Severe Pyogenic Arthritis in a 10-Year Old Girl Due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2018 ; 6(4):e66196. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.66196.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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