Fungal infections of the bones and joints.


Journal Article

Osteoarticular complications may occur with a variety of invasive fungal infections, and seem to be increasing with growing use of prosthetic joints and as the immunosuppressed patient population increases. Epidemiology, pathogenesis, presentation, and management strategies differ somewhat among the different fungal species. This review focuses on recent developments in diagnostic and management approaches for patients with osteoarticular mycoses, and outlines specific treatment strategies for the different species.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Johnson, MD; Perfect, JR

Published Date

  • October 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 450 - 460

PubMed ID

  • 24395485

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24395485

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1523-3847

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11908-007-1002-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States