Fungal periprosthetic joint infections due to Aspergillus species are rare but are associated with significant cost and morbidity. We present a case of Asperigillus terreus prosthetic joint infection of the hip. The patient was successfully treated with a prolonged course of systemic antifungals along with surgical management.
- Aspergillus terreus
- Fungal prosthetic joint infection
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases