Hip pain in an adolescent.

  title={Hip pain in an adolescent.},
  author={B. L. Pear and Ray F. Kilcoyne},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={40 3},
We have described a case of osteomyelitis of the ischium with extension into the adjacent soft tissues and abscess formation. Diagnosis and treatment were initially delayed due to the assumption that edema in the thigh muscles seen on initial MRI represented polymyositis. Subsequent radiographs demonstrated a destructive lesion containing a sequestrum… CONTINUE READING