Septic arthritis due to Beta Haemolytic Streptococci in a Type 2 diabetic mellitus patient â€“ Case Report
Dinesh Kaliyamoorthi, Sridhar Govindaswamy, Jamal Mohammad
Streptococcus pyogenes, a β – haemolytic bacteria is also known as Group – A Streptococci (GAS) is known to cause a wide variety of diseases in humans including suppurative and non – suppurative infections. Here we report a case of Septic Arthritis in a 53 years old Diabetic person who complained of pain and immobility in his left knee. Investigation revealed the involvement of Group A Streptococcus as the causative agent of Septic arthritis and the patient drastically improved upon treatment.