Calcaneal osteomyelitis

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Posterior ankle cellulitis for more than 1 month, not responding to antibiotics. Disease progression, now discharging pus.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

The calcaneus shows posterior cortex disruption with intraosseous sequestrum formation and contiguous linear soft tissue thickening (likely a sinus track) reaching to the skin surface.

Extensive soft tissue edema and swelling of the foot.

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Case information

rID: 31842
Published: 3rd Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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