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Pseudomonas Osteomyelitis following Puncture Wounds in Children

BRAND, RICHARD A.; BLACK, HOWARD

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This unusual etiological agent for osteomyelitis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, seems to have a predilection for children and puncture wounds in the foot, as shown in the cases reported. All infections responded well to surgery and one of several antibiotics, but permanent damage to involved joints was the rule.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Mary Hitchcock Hospital, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755

Copyright © 1974 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
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