Early acute hematogenous osteomyelitis detected by bone scintigraphy but not MRI.


Early diagnosis of acute hematogenous osteomyelitis (AHO) is crucial for effective management and to reduce the potential risk of lifelong deformities in pediatric patients. Both bone scintigraphy and MRI as current diagnostic imaging claim their high sensitivity in early detection of the disease. We present a 9-year-old girl patient with AHO in the distal… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3182815fb6

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