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Case Report

Acute Haematogenous Metacarpal Osteomyelitis in Children: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Table 1

AuthorEpidemiologyLocationMechanismGermenTreatmentFunctional resultX-ray results

Keret et al.,
1998 [2]
9-year-old male.Left hand, 3rd metacarpalDog scratchBartonella henselaeAntibiotic therapyNormalNormal
Bickel et al., 1993 [3]10 month old male.Right hand, 3rd metacarpalHematogenousCoccidioides immitisSurgery + antibiotic therapyLost of followup at 3 monthsLost of followup at 3 months
Zitoun et al., 2003 [4]6-year-old male.Left hand, 4th metacarpalTraumaStaphylococcus aureusSurgery + antibiotic therapyNormalMetatarsal shortening
Aebi and Ramilo, 1998 [5] case 15-year-old female.Left hand, 3rd metacarpalChickenpox lesionsStaphylococcus aureusSurgery + antibiotic therapyNormalExpansion and periosteal reaction
Aebi and Ramilo, 1998 [5] case 22-year-old maleLeft hand, 3rd metacarpalChickenpox lesionsStreptococcus pyogenesSurgery + antibiotic therapyNormalNormal

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