Osteomyelitis

Known as: Unspecified osteomyelitis, Unspecified osteomyelitis, site unspecified, Osteomyelitides 
Inflammation of the bone caused by an infection, which may spread to the bone marrow and tissues near the bone. Osteomyelitis can cause severe pain… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Copyright © 2010 Massachusetts Medical Society. A 57-year-old man presents with fever, chills, and new lumbar back pain 2 weeks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE We sought to assess the accuracy of the probe-to-bone (PTB) test in diagnosing foot osteomyelitis in a cohort of… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Osteomyelitis frequently requires more than one imaging technique for an accurate diagnosis. Conventional radiography still… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Osteomyelitis in long bones remains challenging and expensive to treat, despite advances in antibiotics and new operative… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Acute osteomyelitis is the clinical term for a new infection in bone. This infection occurs predominantly in children and is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) is a cytotoxin that causes leukocyte destruction and tissue necrosis. It is produced by fewer… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Osteomyelitis of the foot, a common and serious problem in diabetic patients, results from diabetes complications, especially… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To assess a bedside technique for diagnosing osteomyelitis. DESIGN We prospectively assessed infected pedal ulcers… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
To examine the role of the accessory gene regulator (agr) in staphylococcal osteomyelitis, we compared a Staphylococcus aureus… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of osteomyelitis in diabetic foot ulcers is unknown. Early diagnosis of this infection is critical, as… (More)
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