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Title: A Case of Septic Arthritis After Platelet-Rich Plasma Administration: First Case Report
Authors: SATIŞ, Serap
Issue Date: 2021
Abstract: A case of septic arthritis following platelet-rich plasma treatment due to knee osteoarthritis is presented in the context of clinical and laboratory findings. A 71 years old male patient with osteoarthritis of the knee had pain, limitation of movement and swelling in the left knee after platelet-rich plasma administration. Diagnosis is made as septic arthritis after the result of physical examination and medical workup. The patient was mobilized by the help of suitable antibiotics and physical therapy application. Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the important health problems. Despite the fact that many different methods have been applied for the treatment, no definitive treatment method has been determined. The platelet-rich plasma method has become increasingly popular in recent years. Platelet-rich plasma has advantages such as easy application, no need to hospitalization and low side effects, it also has an antibacterial effect. However, * Makale Geliş Tarihi: 24.02.2021 - Makale Kabul Tarihi: 18.06.2021 DOI: 10.17932/IAU.ASD.2015.007/asd_v07i3007 278 Trombositten Zengin Plazma Uygulaması Sonrası Gelişen Septik Artrit: İlk Olgu it should be remembered that a significant complication may occur such as septic arthritis as in all intraarticular applications.
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