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    Septic arthritis and tenosynovitis, what complement abnormality?

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    Gonococcemia
    MAC lacking due to C5 --- C9 deficiency

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    I agree, C5-9 deficiency. GC is the most common cause of septic arthritis and you'll see tenosynovitis wrist and feet. Test the synovial fluid to confirm.



    ref: kaplan path by goljan pg 210

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    Yeal!!

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