Tibial stress fracture simulate osteomyelitic foci in the course of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

Sandor Roth, Vojko Rožmanić, Gordana Zamolo, Gordan Gulan, Iva Bilić, Zdravko Jotanović

Abstract


Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is an extremely rare and most severe form of chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis of unknown etiology. Here we present the first case of a six-year-old girl in which was observed that the stress fracture mimic osteomyelitic foci in the course of CRMO.

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chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, bone lesions, negative microbiological cultures, stress fracture

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