Loosening of Total Knee Arthroplasty after Brucellosis Infection: A Case Report

Document Type: CASE REPORT

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Knee and Sport Medicine Research Center, Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran

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In this report we describe a 78-year-old man whose total knee arthroplasty showed the symptoms of infection with brucella with radiographic signs of loosening 5 years after the index surgery. The patient was treated successfully after a 2-stage revision arthroplasty surgery along with using rifampicin and doxycycline for 8 weeks.

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