Ultrasound and colour Doppler sonography in acute osteomyelitis in children.

@article{Azam2005UltrasoundAC,
  title={Ultrasound and colour Doppler sonography in acute osteomyelitis in children.},
  author={Quamar Azam and Ibne Ahmad and Mazhar Abbas and Anjum Syed and Faisal Haque},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={590-6}
}
Early diagnosis of osteomyelitis is of paramount importance to avoid irreversible sequelae. This often requires a multimodal approach. The purpose of the present study was primarily to evaluate how ultrasound might be useful in early diagnosis of osteomyelitis in the paediatric age group. The evolution of ultrasound findings with progression and resolution of disease was also analysed. In this prospective study, 55 children with osteomyelitis of limbs were subjected to sonographic examination… CONTINUE READING

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