Osteomyelitis caused by mycobacterium fortuitum

A. Ohry, M. Brooks, T. Steinbach, R. Rozin

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Abstract

A case of osteomylitis of the foot and ankle bones with subsequent complications is presented. Antibiotic therapy was unsuccessful and a below-knee amputation was performed. A comparison of the various Mycobacteria species and their role as etiologic agents in osteomyelitis follows.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-48
Number of pages3
JournalInfection
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1977

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