Primary epiphyseal or apophyseal subacute osteomyelitis in the pediatric population: a report of fourteen cases and a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Ceroni2014PrimaryEO,
  title={Primary epiphyseal or apophyseal subacute osteomyelitis in the pediatric population: a report of fourteen cases and a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Dimitri Ceroni and Wilson Belaieff and Abdessalam Cherkaoui and Pierre Lascombes and Jacques Schrenzel and G{\'e}raldo De Coulon and Victor Dubois-Ferri{\`e}re and Romain Dayer},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2014},
  volume={96 18},
  pages={1570-5}
}
BACKGROUND Primary epiphyseal or apophyseal subacute osteomyelitis (PEASAO) is a rare condition that typically has mild symptoms and lack of a systemic reaction, according to opinions, case reports, and case series. We reviewed fourteen consecutive cases of PEASAO treated at our institution over a thirteen-year period to characterize this disorder. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of all children and adolescents who had been surgically managed for PEASAO at our… CONTINUE READING