Bone and Joint Infections in Children: Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis

@article{Agarwal2015BoneAJ,
  title={Bone and Joint Infections in Children: Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis},
  author={Anil Agarwal and Aditya Nath Aggarwal},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={83},
  pages={817-824}
}
Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis (AHO) is one of the commonest bone infection in childhood. Staphylococcus aureus is the commonest organism causing AHO. With use of advanced diagnostic methods, fastidious Kingella kingae is increasingly becoming an important organism in etiology of osteoarticular infections in children under the age of 3 y. The diagnosis of AHO is primarily clinical. The main clinical symptom and sign in AHO is pain and tenderness over the affected bone especially in the… 
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