Salmonella species enterica subspecies enterica serovar Typhi infection may result in various presentations like enteric fever, septicaemia with and without local suppurative lesions, gastroenteritis and the carrier state. Arthritis is an uncommon and rare manifestation of salmonella infection. Here, we report a case of septic arthritis of knee in a patient with benign prostate hypertrophy and catheter in situ . The case is presented for its rarity and to highlight the atypical manifestations of Salmonella Typhi in endemic regions. Hence salmonella species must always be kept in mind for the differential diagnosis of septic arthritis in a clinically relevant setting. Although few case reports have been reported signifying Salmonella enteritidis as a cause of septic arthritis knee however this is the first report of septic arthritis knee caused by Salmonella Typhi.
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