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Rare disease
A rare combination of rare conditions: Salmonella septic sacroiliitis and hepatitis
  1. Nicholas Penney,
  2. Sujith Konan,
  3. Alison Hulme
  1. Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Nicholas Penney, nickpenney01{at}


We report an unusual presentation of sacroiliitis and hepatitis secondary to Salmonella systemic infection. A high index of suspicion, early blood cultures, prompt investigations and treatment with parenteral antibiotics can result in complete resolution of symptoms and prevent long-term sequelae of either condition.

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