Treatment of Brodie's abscess: excellent results from curettage, bone grafting and antibiotics.

@article{Olasinde2011TreatmentOB,
  title={Treatment of Brodie's abscess: excellent results from curettage, bone grafting and antibiotics.},
  author={Anthony Olasinde and Kehinde Sunday Oluwadiya and Olayinka Oladiran Adegbehingbe},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={436-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Brodie's abscess is not a common variant of subacute osteomyelitis; however, when it does occur, the presentation is atypical and usually late. This study aimed to describe the mode of presentation of Brodie's abscess and evaluate the results of surgical treatment in a resource-poor setting. METHOD Over a five-year period, we retrospectively reviewed 20 patients who presented to two tertiary health institutions in south western Nigeria with clinical and radiological features of… CONTINUE READING
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