Disease Information for Meningococcal arthritis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Febrile seizure/children
Lethargy/torpor
Station change adjustment/infant poor
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Arthritis and Diarrhea
Arthritis with Fever
Arthritis with rash/dermatitis
Asymmetric Oligoarthropathy
Hot Joint
Joint effusion
Joint inflammation signs
Joint Pains
Joint pains Arthralgias in Children
Joint redness/warmth
Joint Swelling
Joint/limit range of motion
Knee Pain
Monoarticular Arthritis/One joint acute
Oligoarthritis syndrome/signs
Severe/'angry' looking joint inflammation
Single Joint Pain
Warm Joint
Acute sepsis syndrome
Acutely ill patient/signs
Chills
Constitutional symptoms
Debilitated
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in kids
Fever in kids Under 3
Fever, high
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Typical Clinical Presentation
Fever in Humoral Immune Defect
SBI/Systemic bacterial infection child
Fever in Asplenic Patient
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fulminant Sepsis Prostration
Presentation/Toddler Acute fever Toxic Pallor Lethargic
Presentation/Arthritis Fever Rash
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Severe illness
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Febrile/Fever
Patient/Asplenic status
Patient/Humoral immune defect
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Population/Previously well
Young Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Blood culture positive
Microlab/Bacteria capsule effect
Microlab/Cocci on smear
Microlab/Culture requires CO2 for growth
Microlab/Diplococci morphology
Microlab/Gram negative diplococci/smear
Microlab/Niesseria meningococcus isolation/agent
Microlab/Joint fluid culture positive
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
High WBC/Left Shift (Lab)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Left shifted differential smear (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Neutrophiles (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
SYNOVIAL Leukocytes
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Arthrocentesis/abnormal
Athrocentesis/Joint tap/Abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthritis
Arthritis Acute Septic Secondary Symptomatic
Infectious Arthritis
Meningococcal arthritis
Meningococcal meningitis
Polyarthritis syndrome/Multiple joints/weeks
Polyarthritis, infectious
PolyArthritis
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Asplenic/splenectomy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Encapsulated bacteria (ex).
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
AGENT/Infectious arthritis (ex)
Class
CLASS/Joint disorder (ex).
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Nasal colonization/commensural infection
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Cefotaxime (Claforan)
RX/Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
RX/Cefuroxime (Zenacef)
Definition
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External Links Related to Meningococcal arthritis
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Wikipedia
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PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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