Ultrasonic signs of pelvic osteomyelitis in children

@article{Mah1994UltrasonicSO,
  title={Ultrasonic signs of pelvic osteomyelitis in children},
  author={Edward Ted Mah and Garry W. Lequesne and Roger J. Gent and Dr. Christopher A. Paterson},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={24},
  pages={484-487}
}
The ultrasonic findings were reviewed in 13 children in whom pelvic osteomyelitis was diagnosed by a positive99mtechnetium methylene diphosphonate (MDP) bone scan in conjunction with clinical and laboratory features of osteomyelitis. All patients presented with pain in the region of the hip joint. In six patients the ultrasound study was confined to the hip joint, and all six had normal findings. In seven patients the ultrasound study was extended to include the pelvis. Deep soft tissue… CONTINUE READING

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