Infection of the Shoulder Joint

  • Aravind Desai
  • Pratima Khincha
  • Robert Nelson
  • Puneet Monga


Shoulder joint infection is a challenging problem. Shoulder infection can occur both in the native joint as well as following joint replacement. A delay in the diagnosis usually equates to a poor outcome of this condition. The principles of management, like in any other joint infection compromise of eradication of the infection, pain relief and restoration of the joint movement [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aravind Desai
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Pratima Khincha
    • 4
  • Robert Nelson
    • 5
  • Puneet Monga
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
  1. 1.North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, Scunthorpe General HospitalScunthorpeUK
  2. 2.Hull Yorkshire Medical School, University of HullHullUK
  3. 3.Sheffield Medical UniversitySheffieldUK
  4. 4.Pennine Acute Hospital NHS TrustManchesterUK
  5. 5.Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation TrustWiganUK
  6. 6.Upper Limb Unit, Wrightington HospitalWiganUK
  7. 7.Edge Hill UniversityOrmskirkUK
  8. 8.University of SalfordSalfordUK

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