Septic arthritis in children





Epidemiology

  • Incidence: 1.00 cases per 100,000 person-years
  • Most commonly see in infants
  • Sex ratio: more common in males 2:1
Condition Relative
incidence
Transient synovitis30.00
Septic arthritis in children1
<1 1-5 6+ 16+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 70+ 80+

Clinical features

Symptoms
Investigations