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A case of relapsing Salmonella osteomyelitis in a thalassaemia trait patient.

Rayan F, Mukundan C, Shukla DD - J Orthop Traumatol (2008)

Bottom Line: We report a case of chronic relapsing osteomyelitis caused by Salmonella Stanley in a beta-thalassaemia trait patient who is otherwise normal.The importance of obtaining definitive bacteriological diagnosis and timely intervention to treat bone infection effectively is emphasised here.

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Affiliation: Kettering General Hospital, Kettering, UK, rayanmarakkar@gmail.com.

ABSTRACT
We report a case of chronic relapsing osteomyelitis caused by Salmonella Stanley in a beta-thalassaemia trait patient who is otherwise normal. The importance of obtaining definitive bacteriological diagnosis and timely intervention to treat bone infection effectively is emphasised here.

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AP radiograph of the ankle showing the characteristic lesion in the distal tibia
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Fig1: AP radiograph of the ankle showing the characteristic lesion in the distal tibia

Mentions: AP and lateral radiographs of the right ankle (Figs. 1 and 2) showed mixed areas of radiodensity and radiolucency in the medial malleolus, with no periosteal reaction. Aspirate of the ankle joint did not yield any organisms, and blood cultures were negative.Fig. 1


A case of relapsing Salmonella osteomyelitis in a thalassaemia trait patient.

Rayan F, Mukundan C, Shukla DD - J Orthop Traumatol (2008)

AP radiograph of the ankle showing the characteristic lesion in the distal tibia
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Fig1: AP radiograph of the ankle showing the characteristic lesion in the distal tibia
Mentions: AP and lateral radiographs of the right ankle (Figs. 1 and 2) showed mixed areas of radiodensity and radiolucency in the medial malleolus, with no periosteal reaction. Aspirate of the ankle joint did not yield any organisms, and blood cultures were negative.Fig. 1

Bottom Line: We report a case of chronic relapsing osteomyelitis caused by Salmonella Stanley in a beta-thalassaemia trait patient who is otherwise normal.The importance of obtaining definitive bacteriological diagnosis and timely intervention to treat bone infection effectively is emphasised here.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Kettering General Hospital, Kettering, UK, rayanmarakkar@gmail.com.

ABSTRACT
We report a case of chronic relapsing osteomyelitis caused by Salmonella Stanley in a beta-thalassaemia trait patient who is otherwise normal. The importance of obtaining definitive bacteriological diagnosis and timely intervention to treat bone infection effectively is emphasised here.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus