Primary Subacute Pyogenic Osteomyelitis.

  title={Primary Subacute Pyogenic Osteomyelitis.},
  author={Nathan H. Harris and W. H. Kirkaldy-Willis},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
It is common experience that pyogenic osteomyelitis varies in severity from an acute or fulminating illness to a comparatively mild one. Since 1944, when antibiotics, with or without surgical drainage, have been used successfully in treatment, the severely ill patient has been seen less often, and there has been a marked increase in the number of patients presenting with a mild or subacute illness. The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to a primary subacute form of pyogenic… CONTINUE READING

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