Prisila, Elvina (2021) CHRONIC OSTEOMYELITIS. PERAMI. (Unpublished)

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Background: Chronic osteomyelitis is a condition of acute osteomyelitis that has
failed to heal because appears as long-lasting and refractory disease in which
bacteria may produce biofilms consisting of matrix proteins and polysaccharides to
protect the bacteria from antibiotics and monocyte-machrophage system
obliteration. 1,2

Case Report : We report a 40-years-old man with a history of postoperative open
fracture of the right femur 6 months ago. Pain (+). X-ray examination showed the
results: attached plate and screw with non union old fracture of the femoral dextra
alignment and less apposition with sclerotic features, osteodestruction of the left
femoral system, leading to osteomyelitis. Then performed a partial internal fixation
removal operation.
Conclusion: From the results obtained in the patient, it was concluded that there
was osteomyelitis in the femur due to complications from postoperative open
fracture of the right femur.

Item Type: Artikel Umum
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: dr. Elvina Prisila
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2022 03:57
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2022 03:57

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