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Fourteen patients with chronic osteomyelitis were treated with oral penicillin, oxacillin, or cloxacillin at a dose of 5 gm/day, plus 0.5 gm of probenecid (Benemid) three or four times per day. Treatment was continued for 2 1/2 to six months. In ten patients, evidence of osteomyelitis disappeared and there has been no recurrence during follow-up periods(More)
A twenty-six year old female using an intrauterine contraceptive device developed a severe intrapelvic infection which spread to the sacrum and the soft tissue of the buttocks. Several organisms were cultured as part of a mixed infection. In spite of aggressive surgical debridement and antibiotic therapy, the infection spread to the left hip. Cultures of(More)