Osteomyelitis with soft tissue abscess in known sickle cell anaemia

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi

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Pain and swelling in the calf and fever. History of sickle cell anemia.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Diffuse intramedullary altered signal with periosteal reaction in the tibia.

Interosseous and circumferential soft tissue abscess.

Diffuse circumferential myositis.

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Case information

rID: 19684
Case created: 4th Oct 2012
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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