Emergency Physicians Monthly has teamed up with the board prep pros at Rosh Review to bring you a mini board review, so that you can test yourself on a regular basis and track your progress. The following is the test – and answers – from the June edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly. Questions about the test? Talk back on Twitter @epmonthly.
QUESTION: Which of the following statements is true regarding septic arthritis?
A. Gonococcal arthritis is the most common type of monoarticular septic arthritis in individuals under 30 years of age
B. Infection occurs most commonly by direct inoculation
C. There is a unimodal distribution
D. Widening of the joint space is an early sign seen on X-ray membrane