Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis of a metacarpal.


Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis in a metacarpal is presented. Bacterial cultures were negative, and radiographs and an isotope scan were non-specific. Histopathological assessment confirmed the diagnosis. Iliac bone grafting resulted in symptomatic relief to the patient.

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@article{Kelkar2005ChronicSO, title={Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis of a metacarpal.}, author={Anita S. Kelkar and Vijay A Malshikare}, journal={Journal of hand surgery}, year={2005}, volume={30 3}, pages={298-301} }