Osteomyelitis with soft tissue abscess in known sickle cell anemia

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi


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
Published: 4th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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