Septic Arthritis of the Sternoclavicular Joint

A unique late complication after tracheostomy.


Septic arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint is a rare infection of the joint between the clavicle and sternum which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This article presents such a case and discusses the patient’s clinical course, surgical treatment, and management considerations

Sharif KF, Baik FM, Jategaonkar AA, Khorsandi AS, Urken ML.

American Journal of Otolaryngology, 2018

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