DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20151108

Primary diaphyseal osteomyelitis of radius in adult: a rare case report

Riyaz N. N., Nithin Sunku

Abstract


Chronic osteomyelitis is a highly debilitating condition that causes significant morbidity and can by extremely difficult to manage. Isolated involvement of the shaft of the radius is a rare presentation. A 32years old male presented with pain and swelling of right forearm since 5 months. X ray showed lytic lesion and MRI was suggestive of acute on chronic osteomyelitis. We present a case of chronic osteomyelitis successfully treated with debridement and antibiotics.


Keywords


Chronic osteomyelitis, Forearm, Diaphyseal, Radius

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