Acute Osteomyelitis as a Complication of Varicella

Borgen, L.; Haakonsen, M. O.; Gudmundsen, T. E.; Solheim, D.; Stensvold, K.
September 2005
Acta Radiologica;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p652
Academic Journal
Varicella is a common viral infection in childhood, and acute osteomyelitis is one of the rare but serious complications. We report two cases of osteomyelitis as a complication of varicella. The possibilities and limitations of the different imaging modalities are discussed, as well as imaging findings during the course of this condition.


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