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<< Emergency Department Management Of Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis In Children

Summary

AHO may be a challenge to diagnose, given the variety of presenting signs and symptoms that patients can demonstrate on initial evaluation. However, given the devastating consequences of untreated osteomyelitis, emergency clinicians must keep osteomyelitis in the differential for patients with nonspecific limb pain, limp, and/or fever, and they must know how to work up patients and how best to treat based on age and other risk factors.

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