Osteomyelitis - post amputation

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Above knee amputation - 3 yrs back. C/o pain swelling stump site.

Patient Data

Age: about 35 yrs
Gender: Male
X-ray

Radiographs - Soft tissue density at stump site.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound - Periosteal reaction in 'distal' femur. Abscess with adjacent fat inflammation in soft tissue distal to femur.

Case Discussion

I & D - Pus.

Culture - Staph aureus

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Case information

rID: 23534
Published: 21st Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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