Chronic osteomyelitis: a continuing orthopaedic challenge in developing countries.

LATEST ARTICLES
SEARCH INDEX
SUGGEST ARTICLE
THE OSI COLLECTIONS
ABOUT THE OSI

OSI STATISTICS

Total abstracts indexed:
528
Audio abstracts:
101
Open access articles:
468
Pending review:
107
Annotations added:
2
Countries represented:
90
No. of contributors:
10
Bookmarks made:
12
Specialities covered:
19

Chronic osteomyelitis: a continuing orthopaedic challenge in developing countries.


JournalInternational orthopaedics
Publication date – Apr – 2001
Authors – Museru, LM; Mcharo, CN
KeywordsChronic osteomyelitis, complications, prevention
Open access – Yes
SpecialityTrauma and orthopaedic surgery
World region Global

Language – English
Submitted to the One Surgery Index on July 18, 2018 at 12:00 am
Abstract:

Nine patients with chronic osteomyelitis, three with problems due to diagnosis, three with dilemmas regarding treatment and three with other complications are presented. It is suggested that although the diagnosis of osteomyelitis in most cases is straightforward, presentation might sometimes be similar to other conditions, which can lead to a dilemma in the diagnosis. Because of the formidable complications, which may be difficult to manage and the difficulty in guaranteeing permanent cure, the best approach is prevention by judicious treatment of acute haematogenous osteomyelitis and of open fractures.

OSI Number – 10128
PMID – 11409452

Public annotations on this article:
No public annotations yet