Successful treatment of coccidioidomycosis osteomyelitis in an infant.

  title={Successful treatment of coccidioidomycosis osteomyelitis in an infant.},
  author={Kyle D Bickel and Barry H.J. Press and Lynne Hovey},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={30 5},
A 10-month-old Hispanic male infant with expansile lesions of the third metacarpal and proximal phalanx positively diagnosed as Coccidioides immitis osteomyelitis is presented. Treatment consisted of combined surgical debridement and systemic antifungal therapy and resulted in complete resolution of the lesions. Treatment was guided by clinical response and complement fixation titers. Osteomyelitis is a relatively infrequent manifestation of disseminated coccidioidomycosis. Neonates and infants… CONTINUE READING

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