CRIOAc Lyon has published numerous BJI case reports in international medical journals. Lessons are learned with the treatment of every single patient. This knowledge gained by experience is valuable in the development of management algorithms and in the evaluation of medical and surgical strategies.
Prosthetic Knee Joint Infection Due to Candida lusitaniae: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Odyssey: A Case Study
Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Oct 31;12(11):2640. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12112640. PMID: 36359483
Prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) caused by fungi, although relatively rare, represent a major surgery-related complication. An extremely rare fungal PJI, following revised total knee replacement (TKR) caused by Candida lusitaniae, is reported, and a meticulous review of similar cases is provided. A 74-year-old female, who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty 10 years ago and a revision surgery three weeks ago,