Osteomyelitis of femur

Case contributed by Dr Ruslan Asadov

Presentation

Presents with erythematous and painful left leg with fever.

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male
CT

An infectious nidus of the left femoral neck with synovitis. Presence of periosteal reaction, sequestrum with surrounding soft tissue density likely an abscess formation.

Case Discussion

Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of the left femur.

4 years old boy with erythematous and painful left leg with fever.

A little infectious nidus of the left femoral neck and synovitis.
Soft tissue densities (abscess), sequestrum and periosteal reaction.

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Case information

rID: 7564
Published: 10th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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