The changing epidemiology of acute and subacute haematogenous osteomyelitis in children.

@article{Blyth2001TheCE,
  title={The changing epidemiology of acute and subacute haematogenous osteomyelitis in children.},
  author={Mark J. G. Blyth and Robert Kincaid and M A C Craigen and George C. Bennet},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2001},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={99-102}
}
We have reviewed the incidence of bacteriologically or radiologically confirmed acute haematogenous osteomyelitis in children under 13 years of age resident in the area of the Greater Glasgow Health Board between 1990 and 1997. In this period there was a fall of 44% in the incidence of both acute and subacute osteomyelitis, mainly involving the acute form (p = 0.005). This mirrors the decline of just over 50% previously reported in the same population between 1970 and 1990. Using multiple… CONTINUE READING

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