Septic Sacroiliitis: The Overlooked Diagnosis


ABSTRACT: Infection of the sacroiliac joint is extraordinarily rare. However, the initial symptoms and signs associated with this condition are mundane, thus leading to delay in diagnosis, or even misdiagnosis. I report an extremely unusual pyogenic sacroiliitis caused by Salmonella and discuss key clinical components and protocol for the successful evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of this uncommon illness.

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David E. Attarian, MD