Brucellosis Patient Presenting with Sacroiliitis - A Case Report

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2018,6,1,6-8.
Published:January 2018
Type:Case Study
Author(s) affiliations:

Archana Bhat1 and Chandra Priyanka2

1Assistant Professor and 2Senior resident, Department of Medicine, Father Muller Medical College, Father Muller Road, Kankanady, Mangaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.


Osteoarticular disease in universally the most common complication of brucellosis. The objective of this study is to report an interesting case report of an previously healthy individual with sacroiliitis with persistent undulant fever who was treated with triple antibiotic regimen for brucellosis and then recovered completely .This case involved a 31 years old man presented with fever of 2 weeks duration with multiple joint pains, low back pain and inability to walk because of right hip joint pain. He was treated for total duration of 12 weeks with triple antibiotic therapy for brucellosis, with rifampicin, streptomycin and doxycycline and then recovered completely of the illness. This case report study was approved by institutional ethics and research committee.

Brucellosis patient presenting with sacroiliitis - a case report