A rare case of isolated salmonella species group B sacroiliitis in a healthy collegiate-level swimmer: A case report

Hayley E. Ennis, Marc N. Ialenti, Jean Jose, Michael Baraga

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Case: We present a case of isolated Salmonella species group B sacroiliitis in a healthy 19-year-old collegiate-level swimmer with no known risk factors. To our knowledge, there are no similar cases described in the current literature. Conclusion: Pyogenic sacroiliitis (PS) is a rare form of septic arthritis, especially in adults. PS is most commonly seen in the setting of intravenous drug use or in an immunocompromised patient. If a patient does not fit either of these demographics, PS initially can be a difficult diagnosis because of its rarity and vague symptomatology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere55
JournalJBJS Case Connector
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


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  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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