[Diagnosis and therapy of pediatric and juvenile hematogenous osteomyelitis].

  title={[Diagnosis and therapy of pediatric and juvenile hematogenous osteomyelitis].},
  author={Klaus Dresing and Klaus Michael Stuermer},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  volume={101 9},
Haematogen osteomyelitis is mostly found in children and adolescents. In western Europe acute haematogen osteomyelitis (AHOM) is a rare disease. This is the cause why AHOM is often diagnosed with delay. The treatment usually is an antibiotic medication and/or surgical interventions. Uncharacteristic pain of extremities in children should always consider the diagnosis of acute osteomyelitis. Investigation should include conventional X-rays, ultrasounds or MRI to prevent the spreading of… CONTINUE READING