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Acute and chronic bone infections due to bacteria.
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Osteomyelitis

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
Discussion:
- predisposing conditions:
- open fracture
- sickle cell anemia
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A Physician With Osteomyelitis

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New Orleans Citywide Rounds A Physician With Osteomyelitis from Infections in Medicine ® 2001 Melissa Wynn, MD, Richard J. Wallace, Jr, MD, Katherine Baumgarten, MD, and Julia Garcia Diaz, MD, Introduction A 51-year-old male physician, previously healthy, was admitted for evaluation and treatment of an infected wrist. Initially, a papule had developed on his right...
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Acute Osteomyelitis POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/acuteOsteomyelitis.asp

Objectives
1. Describe the pathology of acute osteomyelitis
2. Describe the natural history of untreated acute osteomyelitis
3. Discuss therapy for each stage of natural history of untreated acute osteomyelitis
4. Describe the workup of a child with suspected acute osteomyelitis
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Acute Pyogenic Osteomyelitis

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Acute Osteomyelitis presents with an acute pyrexia illness. The child is toxic and ill and complains of bone pain. In South Africa osteitis is common, and must be suspected in any child who presents with a painful limb together with a pyrexia illness. In a late case the limb may...
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Acute Pyogenic Osteomyelitis eMedicine Radiology

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Acute osteomyelitis is an inflammation of bone caused by an infecting organism. Staphylococcus aureus is the most common bacterium involved in the infection.
On the basis of the route of infection, acute osteomyelitis can be classified as hematogenous or exogenous. Hematogenous osteomyelitis is predominantly seen in children and involves the highly...
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Calcaneal Bone Osteomyelitis

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From Applied Radiology Radiological Case of the Month Calcaneal Bone Osteomyelitis Posted 08/04/2004 Walter Silbert, MD; Maroun Karam, MD Case Summary A 51-year-old white man with a medical history significant for Type I diabetes mellitus and peripheral vascular disease necessitating multiple prior distal amputations presented with increasing right foot pain. He...
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Cervical Osteomyelitis

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From Neurosurgical Focus Cervical Osteomyelitis: A Brief Review Posted 01/21/2005 Bryan Barnes, M.D.; Joseph T. Alexander, M.D.; Charles L. Branch Jr., M.D. Abstract Object: The authors conducted a literature-based review of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical vertebral osteomyelitis (CVO). Methods: A Medline (PubMed) search using the key words "cervical vertebral osteomyelitis"...
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Chronic Osteomyelitis eMedicine Radiology

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Ali Nawaz Khan, MBBS, LRCP, FRCS, FRCP, FRCR, Chairman of Medical Imaging, Professor of Radiology, NGHA, King Fahad Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Coauthor(s): Veerabhadram Garimella, MBBS; Sumaira Macdonald,
Synonyms and related keywords: bone infection, bone marrow infection, acute osteomyelitis, subacute osteomyelitis, Garrès sclerosing osteomyelitis, Brodie abscess, tuberculous osteomyelitis,...
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Chronic Osteomyelitis in Children

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In developing countries, chronic osteomyelitis often results from untreated acute hematogenous osteomyelitis but may also be seen as sequelae of trauma (war injuries). This condition is characterized by areas of devitalized bone/soft tissue (sequestra), which serve as a nidus for recurrent episodes of infection. The periosteal response (involucrum) serves to...
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Chronic Osteomyelitis POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/chronicOsteomyelitis.asp

Objectives
1. Describe the natural history of the evolution of acute to chronic osteomyelitis
2. Describe clinical and radiographic features of chronic osteomyelitis
3. Describe principles of management of children with chronic osteomyelitis
4. Describe the clinical and radiographic features of chronic...
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Conservative Management Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Complicated By Osteomyelitis

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Conservative Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Complicated by Osteomyelitis from Wounds 2002 NG Yadlapalli, MD, Anand Vaishnav, MD, and Peter Sheehan, MD Abstract Osteomyelitis of the diabetic foot remains a difficult clinical infection, often resulting in disability and amputation. Standard management consists of thorough removal of all infected bone in conjunction with antimicrobial...
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Cryptococcal Osteomyelitis Medscape

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From Applied Radiology Cryptococcal Osteomyelitis Posted 09/04/2003 Timothy C. Sloan, DVM, MD, Jason Hosey, MD Summary A 51-year-old man presented to the emergency department with chest pain radiating to the right shoulder. The pain had been present for several months but had become refractory to analgesics. Past medical history was...
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Diagnosis And Management Of Adult Pyogenic Osteomyelitis Of The Cervical Spine Medscape

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Diagnosis and Management of Adult Pyogenic Osteomyelitis of the Cervical Spine Posted 01/05/2005 Frank L. Acosta Jr., M.D.; Cynthia T. Chin, M.D.; Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D.; Christopher P. Ames, M.D.; Philip R. Weinstein, M.D.; Dean Chou, M.D Abstract Establishing the diagnosis of cervical osteomyelitis in a timely fashion is critical to prevent catastrophic...
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Distraction osteogenesis technique using an intramedullary nail and a monolateral external fixator

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Distraction osteogenesis technique using an intramedullary nail and a monolateral external fixator in the reconstruction of massive postosteomyelitis skeletal defects of the femur
Our study demonstrates that a distraction osteogenesis technique using an intramedullary nail and a monolateral external fixator is a reliable method for the reconstruction of massive postosteomyelitis skeletal...
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