Acute osteomyelitis

Case contributed by Dr Wael Nemattalla

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Diabetic, foot pain

Patient Data

Age: Old
Gender: Male
X-ray

Acute osteomyelitis

X-ray

Further bony destruction has occurred. 

Case Discussion

Old diabetic male. Infection has crossed the joint which is characteristic. Neoplasm classically does not cross joint.   

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Case information

rID: 8487
Case created: 4th Feb 2010
Last edited: 16th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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