BMJ Case Rep 2017 Nov 14;2017. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA.
Parvimonas species are anaerobic, Gram-positive cocci that are a constituent of normal oral and gastrointestinal flora. We present a case of right knee joint septic arthritis due to Parvimonas micra in an immunocompromised patient. A 61-year-old male renal and pancreatic transplant recipient on immunosuppressive therapy was admitted to our hospital due to intense pain, joint swelling and inability to move his right knee over the past 9 months. Read More