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Brodie's abscess: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7599621     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors present a case report with a 1-year follow-up period, demonstrating the successful diagnosis and surgical treatment of a focal lesion of the distal metaphysis of the right tibia in an 11-year-old female. The author discusses the pathology of hematologic osteomyelitis and its role in the development of a subacute abscess. A review of the literature and a detailed description of the pathogenesis of Brodie's abscess is submitted as well.
Authors:
S A Alter; R W Sprinkle
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1067-2516     ISO Abbreviation:  J Foot Ankle Surg     Publication Date:    1995 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-08     Completed Date:  1995-08-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308427     Medline TA:  J Foot Ankle Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  208-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Health South Larkin Hospital, South Miami, Florida, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / radiography,  surgery*
Bone Transplantation
Child
Curettage
Debridement
Drainage
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Osteomyelitis / radiography,  surgery*
Tibia* / radiography,  surgery

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