Symphysis pubis septic arthritis
Right hip pain and fever.
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High signal in the pubic bones and pubic symphysis. The joint capsule bulges and is of high signal. High signal extends into the right obturator externus muscle.
Septic arthritis in adults is usually due to Staphylococcus aureus infection, however gonorrhoea, tuberculosis, brucellosis and Salmonella may also be the cause. Septic arthritis may involve any joint, commonly occurring in knee and hip in adults.