Septic sacroiliitis: an unusual causative organism in a rare condition

Int J Clin Pract. 1998 Apr-May;52(3):206-7.


Streptococcus pneumoniae is a relatively uncommon cause of septic arthritis, and Infection of the sacroiliac joint by this organism has been rarely described. We present such a case.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Arthritis, Infectious / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Penicillins / therapeutic use
  • Pneumococcal Infections / complications*
  • Pneumococcal Infections / drug therapy
  • Radiography
  • Sacroiliac Joint* / diagnostic imaging
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae


  • Penicillins