Neonatal osteomyelitis of the first rib causing lung abscess

Sijo K. John, Sundeep Payyanur Thotan, Vijay Kumar, Santosh Prabhu

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Abstract

Rib osteomyelitis (OM) is a rare disease that occurs in ∼1% or less of all haematogenous OM. Acute OM of the rib has rarely been reported and its treatment is difficult. Prompt recognition and aggressive treatment will reduce mortality and morbidity in a new born.

Original languageEnglish
Article number216933
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Volume2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2016

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Lung Abscess
Ribs
Osteomyelitis
Rare Diseases
Morbidity
Mortality

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  • Medicine(all)

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John, Sijo K. ; Payyanur Thotan, Sundeep ; Kumar, Vijay ; Prabhu, Santosh. / Neonatal osteomyelitis of the first rib causing lung abscess. In: BMJ Case Reports. 2016 ; Vol. 2016.
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In: BMJ Case Reports, Vol. 2016, 216933, 01.01.2016.

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