Salmonella septic sacroiliitis: Case report and review

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A 14-year-old girl living on a farm developed Salmonella septic sacroiliitis 3 weeks after eating cake batter. An abnormal magnetic resonance image coupled with Salmonella-positive stool and sacroiliac synovial fluid cultures facilitated the diagnosis. She was successfully treated. Twenty-three other cases of Salmonella sacroiliitis are reviewed and reveal a disease primarily of adolescents with a consistent presentation and favorable treatment response.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2006


  • Arthritis
  • Sacroiliac
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Salmonella
  • Septic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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