Treating Septic Arthritis, Knee Instability after ACL Reconstruction

Military  study looks at factors affecting functional outcomes

  Septic arthritis is a rare complication that can occur  after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, with incidence rates  estimated to be between 0.14 percent and 1.8 percent of cases. However, the  consequences can be devastating, affecting functional outcomes through  instability, laxity, chondrolysis, and stiffness.

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