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Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B:
doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e328349ef39
Pelvis, Hip and Femur

Iliac osteomyelitis in a newborn: a case report

Sandal, Gonca; Uras, Nurdan; Akar, Melek; Oguz, Serife Suna; Erdeve, Omer; Dilmen, Ugur

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Abstract

Pelvis is a rare location of the hematogeneous osteomyelitis during the newborn period. Successful cure of osteomyelitis during the newborn period is dependent on a fast and true diagnosis and on sufficient treatment. In this case report, iliac osteomyelitis of a newborn that was clinically suspected on the fifth day, was diagnosed radiologically and was found to be caused by methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus, is presented. According to our knowledge, this is the youngest osteomyelitis case in the literature and the third presented iliac osteomyelitis case of the newborn period.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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