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Are there different types of septic arthritis?

Septic arthritis is divided into gonococcal septic arthritis, which tends to be less severe and related to the sexually-transmitted disease gonorrhea, and nongonococcal septic arthritis, which is caused by other organisms.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 24 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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