Septic Arthritis

Septic Arthritis Malpractice Delaware

Septic arthritis, also known as reactive arthritis, involves the body’s joints becoming infected by various bacteria and other microorganisms. The most common bacteria associated with reactive arthritis infection is staphylococcus aureus. While all joints are vulnerable to septic arthritis infection the knee joint is the most commonly effected. If you, or a loved one, have suffered septic arthritis and it was not properly diagnosed you may be entitled to benefits and compensation. It is in your best interest to speak with a Wilmington Delaware Failure To Diagnose Septic Arthritis Attorney.

Failure to Diagnose Septic Arthritis

Please call the Delaware Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. to discuss your case. They can be reached at 302-995-6210. You can also click here to email a Delaware Reactive Arthritis Injury Lawyer at Shelsby & Leoni.

Septic Arthritis Symptoms

Organisms causing septic arthritis enter the joints in various ways. A very common method of entry is during surgery as they enter through the incision. Signs of septic arthritis are:

  • Sudden sharp pain following the surgery or injury to the effected joint
  • Swelling of the effected joint
  • Temperature in excess of 101 degrees following surgery or injury tot he joint

If reactive arthritis is not accurately diagnosed serious and life changing injury can result. These can include damage to the articular cartilage, blood borne infection, amputation and wrongful death. This may entitle you to benefits and compensation per Delaware Medical Negligence Law.

Call a Delaware Reactive Arthritis Misdiagnosis Attorney Today

Let the Dover Delaware Medical Negligence Attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni evaluate your case today. Call their Wilmington, Delaware law office by dialing 302-995-6210. You can also email the Delaware Reactive Arthritis Misdiagnosis Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni here. They have an office in Wilmington, Delaware and serve the injured throughout all of Delaware.