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Frontal bone osteomyelitis is a relatively rare entity, particularly in the otherwise healthy pediatric population. Most cases trace their origins to either previous frontal sinusitis or trauma. In children, three origins for cranial osteomyelitis appear to dominate: Pott's puffy tumor, skull base osteomyelitis secondary to ear infection, or post-surgical(More)
BACKGROUND Death certificates are a primary data source for assessing the population burden of diseases; however, there are concerns regarding their accuracy. Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) coding of a terminal hospitalization may provide an alternative view. We analyzed the rate and patterns of disagreement between death certificate data and hospital claims(More)
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