Karim Raissadat

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Primary osteomyelitis of the sternum is rare, especially in young adults. A 16-year-old boy was admitted to the orthopaedic department with chest pain and fever. The blood culture was positive for Staphylococcus aureus. MRI revealed a retrosternal abcess; a bone scan showed increased local uptake, suggestive of isolated osteomyelitis. Two weeks after the(More)
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Pronounced kyphosis of the thoracolumbar junction is a common orthopedic problem in adolescents and may require prolonged bracing therapy or correction spondylodesis. PURPOSE To describe a case where a kyphotic deformity was related to gynecological instead of spine pathology. STUDY DESIGN Case report. METHODS A 17-year-old girl(More)
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