oa South African Medical Journal - Successful non-surgical treatment of acute osteomyelitis of the ulna : a case report

Volume 27, Issue 42
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



This is a case report, with illustrative X-rays, of acute haematogenous osteomyelitis treated successfully with antibiotics without operation. In the diagnosis and treatment of acute osteomyelitis clinical criteria are of primary importance. X-rays are valuable from the point of view of assessing progress or discovering complications in the illness.

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