Chondro-osseous growth abnormalities after meningococcemia. A clinical and histopathological study.

@article{Grogan1989ChondroosseousGA,
  title={Chondro-osseous growth abnormalities after meningococcemia. A clinical and histopathological study.},
  author={Dennis P. Grogan and Suzanne Love and John A. Ogden and Edward Alan Millar and Larry O. Johnson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1989},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={
          920-8
        }
}
The cases of nine children who survived the acute stage of meningococcal septicemia and secondary disseminated intravascular coagulation were reviewed. All of the children had major orthopaedic problems as a result of the acute disease. Detailed histological studies were performed on specimens of bone and cartilage, obtained when these patients had either acute amputation for gangrene or subsequent revision for a chondro-osseous deformity. In the specimens that were obtained from the children… CONTINUE READING
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