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What are symptoms and signs of septic arthritis?
Symptoms of septic arthritis include fever, chills, as well as joint pain,
swelling, redness, stiffness, and warmth. Joints most commonly involved are
large joints, such as the knees, ankles, hips, and elbows. In people with risk
factors for joint infection, unusual joints can be infected, including the joint
where the collar bone (clavicle) meets the breastbone (sternum). With uncommon
microbes, such as Brucella spp., atypical joints can be infected, such as the