Heterotopic Ossification With Osteomyelitis After Dog Lick Heterotopic Ossification With Osteomyelitis After Dog Lick
In this case report, a patient presented heterotopic ossification with chronic osteomyelitis caused by a wound infection after being licked by a dog.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

First Classification Criteria Proposed for Chronic Osteomyelitis First Classification Criteria Proposed for Chronic Osteomyelitis
The disease and its more severe form, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, have been diagnosed by exclusion, which can delay treatment and referral.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Toes Without Amputation Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Toes Without Amputation
Patients with toe osteomyelitis could be safely and effectively treated with a conservative operative approach in the wound clinic.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Osteomyelitis Treatment in a DFU Complicated by Chemotherapy Osteomyelitis Treatment in a DFU Complicated by Chemotherapy
In this report, the treatment of a case of Fusarium osteomyelitis in a patient undergoing chemotherapy is described.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

This MoCo biotech just raised another $20M to get its superbug-killing therapy through the clinic
Gaithersburg ’s Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Inc. has raised another $20 million in funding, less than a year after securing nearly $41 million to advance its therapy for superbugs. The new funding brings the Series B total to $61 million, allowing the company to accelerate clinical trials for two programs: pr osthetic joint infection and diabetic foot osteomyelitis, in which soft tissue infections can spread to the bone and require amputation. Adaptive Phage is now enrolling patients in both studies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 4, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis
What have we learned about the disease course of pediatric patients with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between a Paronychia and a Felon?
Discussion The hands are one of the most important parts of the body for interacting with the world. They are remarkably adapted having sensitive sensory receptors as well as feedback receptors for grasping, holding, and manipulating objects. Hands, especially with an opposable thumb, multiple joints within the hand, along with the wrist and elbow, allow the hand to move in multiple positions to manipulate the world. Hands also symbolize an emotional caring and sharing between individuals as hands are used to provide a true “human touch” in personal and social situations. Due to their important interactions in ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Is In That Ear?
Discussion The external auditory canal mainly derives from the ectoderm however it abuts other structures which arise from mesodermal or endodermal tissues. The lateral 1/3 is primarily cartilaginous with the inner 2/3rd being bony with the tympanic, temporal and mastoid bone forming various parts. The canal is lined with squamous epithelium and has various structures such as sebaceous glands, hair follicles and of course ceruminous glands. It is not surprising that this structure is subject to obstruction given its small size. Cerumen, hair and other cellular debris may become impacted if they are not regularly expelled f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Fluorescence-Guided Debridement of Chronic Osteomyelitis Fluorescence-Guided Debridement of Chronic Osteomyelitis
In this article, the authors describe a technique for fluorescence-guided bone debridement with the preoperative administration of doxycycline.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Procalcitonin in Diagnosing Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis Procalcitonin in Diagnosing Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis
Could measurements of serum procalcitonin levels help determine the presence of diabetic foot osteomyelitis?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Calcium Sulfate With Antibiotics for DFUs With Osteomyelitis Calcium Sulfate With Antibiotics for DFUs With Osteomyelitis
In this case series, the authors describe a novel strategy for the local delivery of antibiotics to diabetic foot ulcers complicated by osteomyelitis.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

How Are Iliac Fractures Treated?
Discussion Avulsion fractures of the pelvis are more commonly seen in adults and teenage athletes. Currently they are more common in male athletes but with the increased number of females in sports, more are also being seen in females. Soccer and track and field are common sports where these injuries occur. The injuries are felt to be caused by a repetitive traction on the apophysis or more commonly due to a ‘sudden, forceful, or unbalanced contraction of an attached musculotendinous unit while engaged in a sporting event…. Skeletal maturity has a direct effect on the incidence of the injury.” They can oc...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Are Toxin-Mediated Diseases?
Discussion A poison is a generic term for “a substance with an inherent property that tends to destroy life or impair health.” A toxin is more specific and is “any poison produced by an organism, characterized by antigenicity in certain animals and high molecular weight, and including the bacterial toxins that are the causative agents of tetanus, diphtheria, etc., and such plant and animal toxins as ricin and snake venom.” A toxin does not include those substances that are made synthetically produced. Venom is also a toxin that is used by animals and insects for predation or defense which can cause ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 12, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Who Gets Pott ’ s Puffy Tumor?
Discussion Pott’s puffy tumor (PPT) was first described by Sir Percivall Pott in 1775 and who also described other orthopaedic and oncological diseases subsequently named for him. “It is a subperiosteal abscess of the anterior wall of the frontal sinus associated with underlying frontal osteomyelitis.” The tender edema and swelling of the forehead is the sign of PPT. Associated fever, headache, and rhinorrhea along with similar problems such as postnasal drip or nasal congestion are common. Associated ophthalmological problems include peri-orbital or eyelid edema and/or preseptal cellulitis. Ptosis and di...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Common Are Bone Spurs in Young Athletes?
Discussion The terminology of abnormal calcification of soft tissues and uses of the terms is often muddied. Especially as the causes may be similar and multiple adjacent tissues may be involved. An exostosis is an abnormal proliferation of bone from the joint. They can appear in various forms and in many locations. An osteophyte is also known as a bone spur and is type of exostosis. Osteophytes are thought to be periosteal or synovial mesenchymal stems cells that become calcified. They usually have a more narrow or pointed projection from the joint. Osteophytes are a very common feature of osteoarthritis. Enthesophytes a...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news