Osteomyelitis: a review of clinical features, therapeutic considerations and unusual aspects.

@article{Waldvogel1970OsteomyelitisAR,
  title={Osteomyelitis: a review of clinical features, therapeutic considerations and unusual aspects.},
  author={F. Waldvogel and G. Medoff and M. Swartz},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1970},
  volume={282 4},
  pages={
          198-206
        }
}
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In the reports of cases of acute osteomyelitis, authors have frequently included cases of adults, and some have called attention to the fact that in these cases there was a "difference" in the onset and in the subsequent course. Expand
Salmonella typhimurium osteomyelitis with sickle cell-hemoglobin C disease: a review and case report.
Excerpt The interesting observation has been made1-10that salmonella osteomyelitis develops more frequently in patients with sickle-hemoglobinopathies than can be accounted for merely on the basis ...
Vertebral osteomyelitis. A diagnostic problem.
In a series of 24 patients with proved hematogenous, pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis, the disease was insidious in onset in 20. Because x-ray findings were inconclusive, vertebral-body biopsy wasExpand
THE CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ACUTE HEMATOGENOUS OSTEOMYELITIS
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The facts presented are based on the study of 295 cases of the disease treated over the period of the last fifteen years, and the staphylococcus is the offending organism in approximately 90 per cent of all cases, usually the hemolytic Staphylitis aureus. Expand
PYOGENIC VERTEBRAL OSTEOMYELITIS. A DIAGNOSTIC PITFALL FOR THE INTERNIST.
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15 adults with pyogenic osteomyelitis of the spine, uncommon in adults, are reported here, finding that the diagnosis might have been made earlier in many of the patients if the attending internists had been better acquainted with this confusing disease. Expand
Importance of soft tissue to treatment of chronic osteomyelitis.
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Treatment of the patient with chronic osteomyelitis must be individualized, this therapeutic ideal frequently must be compromised and should include extirpation of devitalized bone and dense scar tissue. Expand
The handfoot syndrome in sickle-cell disease in young children.
Twenty Negro infants and young children with sickle-cell disease had crises characterized by painfully swollen hands and/or feet—the "hand-foot" syndrome. Usually within 7 to 14 days periostealExpand
SKELETAL CHANGES IN MALUM PERFORANS PEDIS
The fact that osteomyelitis or a similar change in the bones is a factor of great importance as the underlying local pathologic process in perforating ulcer of the foot is insufficiently appreciated.Expand
OSTEOMYELITIS OF INFANTS: A DISEASE DIFFERENT FROM OSTEOMYELITIS OF OLDER CHILDREN
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This survey has considered the acute phases of the disease and determined by recent clinical and roentgenographic examinations the present status of 41 patients treated in the orthopedic service during the last twenty-one years. Expand
Hematogenous Friedländer's bacillus osteomyelitis.
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In adults, there is local erosion of bone, no sequestrum formation occurs, and new bone formation has a laminated appearance, and there may be spread along the whole length of bone and extension into the joints. Expand
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