What is the outlook for septic arthritis?
Depending on the organism that causes septic arthritis and how promptly treatment is started, there may be full recovery with no damage to the joint, through to damage that is serious and permanent.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 14 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
Rating: 4.7/5 Votes: 317