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  1. Psoriasis is a risk factor for hip-prosthesis infection.

    Article - En anglais

    Risk factors for hip and knee prosthesis infection have been described, but not psoriasis.

    Eighty five infected patients from different centers and 202 non infected patients were included in a case-control study.

    Fifteen of 85 infected patients (17.6%), and 2 of 202 (1%) non infected patients had psoriasis.

    Odds ratio for infection in patients with psoriasis is 21.4 (4.7-195.5), and 39.7 (5.3-1718.8) in patients with hip prosthesis and psoriasis.

    No significant difference was found in patients with knee prosthesis.

    These data indicate that psoriasis is a risk factor for hip prostheses infection.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Psoriasis, Facteur risque, Prothèse, Hanche, Genou, Chirurgie orthopédique, Homme, Epidémiologie, France, Europe, Complication, Infection nosocomiale, Peau pathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Psoriasis, Risk factor, Prosthesis, Hip, Knee, Orthopedic surgery, Human, Epidemiology, France, Europe, Complication, Nosocomial infection, Skin disease, Diseases of the osteoarticular system

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0243704

    Code Inist : 002B25I. Création : 11/06/1997.