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osteomyelitis

Pyogenic vertrebral osteomyelitis: a case report

August 13, 2014

A seventy-four year old man presented with a one-year history of low back pain and a long history of osteoarthrosis of both hips. Four months prior to presentation, he developed septicemia following a biopsy for suspected prostatic carcinoma. He seemed to have recovered well from the septicemia, but radiographs of the lumbar spine strongly suggested

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Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in a 13 year old female athlete: a case report

May 07, 2014

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is an extremely rare skeletal disorder in the younger population. It presents with multifocal bony lesions that often mimic more sinister diagnoses such as infection or neoplasm. The cause of this condition remains unknown and there is limited evidence on effective treatments. In this case, a 13-year-old female athlete presented

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