Acute osteomyelitis of the elbow

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Pain, swelling, and reddening over the olecranon. Reduced mobility of the right elbow

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male

Osteolytic lesion of the olecranon connecting with a subperiostal abscess. Bone marrow and soft tissue oedema. Periostal new bone apposition. Elbow joint effusion.

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Case information

rID: 17503
Case created: 19th Apr 2012
Last edited: 1st Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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