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Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis: A Case Report

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E Sadeghi 1 , * , MR Kadivar 2 , AK Ghadimi moghadam 2 , GhR Pooladfar 2 , N Sadeghi 3

AUTHORS INFORMATION

1 Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Disease, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, sadeghya@sums.ac.ir, Fars, Iran

2 Professor Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Fars, Iran

3 Department of Pediatrics, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

How to Cite: Sadeghi E, Kadivar M, Ghadimi moghadam A, Pooladfar G, Sadeghi N. Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis: A Case Report, Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 13(1):47-51.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 13 (1); 47-51
Article Type: Case Report
Received: June 15, 2010
Accepted: July 19, 2010

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Abstract

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is a rare inflammatory bone disease. It is a diagnosis of exclusion based on the clinical, radiological and pathological criteria. The awareness of the corresponding feature can help avoid of unnecessary diagnostic procedures and prolonged antibiotic therapy. We present a case of 4.5 year old girl, diagnosed with CRMO who were followed for 6 months as a case of chronic bacterial osteomyelitis and received long course of antibiotic therapy.

Keywords

CRMO Chronic osteomyelitis NSAID Recurrent osteomyelitis

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