Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis in children.

  title={Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis in children.},
  author={Peter A. Vaughan and Nathan Newman and M A Rosman},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={7 6},
We reviewed the cases of 60 children with acute osteomyelitis with an average follow-up of 34 months. All patients were treated initially with high-dose intravenous (i.v.) antibiotics. Eight patients did not respond to this treatment within 48 h and had surgical drainage. The remaining 52 patients were divided into two subgroups: (a) 35 patients received i… CONTINUE READING