Neonatal osteomyelitis of the first rib causing lung abscess

John, Sijo K and Thotan, Sundeep Payyanur and *, Vijay Kumar and Prabhu, Santosh (2016) Neonatal osteomyelitis of the first rib causing lung abscess. BMJ Case Reports, 2016 (11). pp. 1-3. ISSN 1757790X

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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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: osteomyelitis, lung abscess, neonatal intensive care, bone & joint infections, paediatric surgery
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatric Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2017 04:51
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2017 04:51

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