What Is the Treatment for Septic Arthritis? Center

Surgical drainage of the septic joint is the treatment for septic arthritis. Drainage method includes removing infectious discharge via needle aspiration, tidal irrigation (repeated distention and irrigation of the joint with saline under local anesthesia through a needle), arthroscopy, and arthrotomy (creating an opening in the joint that is used for drainage). Read more: What Is the Treatment for Septic Arthritis? Article


The term arthritis refers to stiffness in the joints. See Answer

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