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Chronic tibial osteomyelitis in children. A case review at Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan

Awang, Mohd Shukrimi and Sharifudin, Mohd Ariff and Zakaria@Mohamad, Zamzuri and Taib, Mai Nurul Ashikin (2015) Chronic tibial osteomyelitis in children. A case review at Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 70 (1). pp. 48-51. ISSN 0300-5283

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Abstract

Osteomyelitis in children has various clinical manifestations causing diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. Inappropriate treatment of acute osteomyelitis may lead to chronic, serious and complicated condition. Chronic osteomyelitis continues to be a major cause of morbidity and disability in children living in developing countries. We present three cases of tibial osteomyelitis that have different presentations and sequalae. Our intention is to alert our colleagues, particularly primary physicians, regarding the variety of presentation and the important of early diagnosis and treatment to reduce the risk of morbidity following osteomyelitis.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3447/43036
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chronic osteomyelitis, ipsilateral vascularized fibular graft, paediatric, tibia
Subjects: R Medicine > RB Pathology
R Medicine > RD Surgery > RD701 Orthopedics
R Medicine > RD Surgery > RD92 Wounds and injuries
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Department of Orthopaedics, Traumatology & Rehabilitation
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Paediatrics
Depositing User: Dr MOHD ARIFF SHARIFUDIN
Date Deposited: 22 May 2015 10:42
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 17:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43036

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