Calcaneal Osteomyelitis Caused by Exophiala jeanselmei in an Immunocompetent Child

Khan, Shah Alam; Hasan, Azra S.; Capoor, Malini R.; Varshney, Manish K.; Trikha, Vivek
April 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 4, p859
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of an eight-year-old immunocompetent child who is suffering from calcaneal osteomyelitis caused by exophiala jeanselmei. The child received treatment from his primary care physician in the form of local dressings and broad-spectrum antibiotics. Clinical examination of the child revealed that his chest radiograph is normal.


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