Primary chronic osteomyelitis of the tibia
Persistent pain in the left knee and lower leg.
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Diffuse marrow hyperintensity on STIR images. More patchy, hypointense areas on T1-weighted images. Diffuse contrast enhancement.
Biopsy was performed later and revealed chronic osteomyelitis on the basis of histology. Bacteria could not be isolated.
- Jani L, Remagen W. Primary chronic osteomyelitis. Int Orthop. 1983;7 (2): 79-83. - Pubmed citation