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Limping Child; Septic Arthritis or Familial Mediterranian Fever? [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2012; 20(1): 31-32

Limping Child; Septic Arthritis or Familial Mediterranian Fever?

Mahmut N. Aytekin1, Zülfikar Akelma2, Emin Mete2
1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Fatih University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
2Department of Pediatrics, Fatih University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Acute limping child is one of the most important problems of pediatric emergency, which demands great caution. Here we presented a case diagnosed first with sinusitis, followed by septic arthritis, and appendicitis and finally diagnosed with the Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). The aim of this report is to remind clinicians to suspect FMF in the case of acute limping child.

Keywords: Limping Child, Septic Arthritis, Familial Mediterranean Fever


Mahmut N. Aytekin, Zülfikar Akelma, Emin Mete. Limping Child; Septic Arthritis or Familial Mediterranian Fever?. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2012; 20(1): 31-32

Corresponding Author: Mahmut N. Aytekin, Türkiye


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