Radiological Case: Multifocal Osteomyelitis

Alysha Vartevan, DO; Patricio Rossi, MD


Appl Radiol. 2015;44(9):46-47. 

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Case Summary

A 57-year-old confused Hispanic man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of leg pain. His past medical history was significant for epilepsy, alcoholism and psychosis. The physical exam revealed limited range of motion and pain of the left hip and knee. Admitting labs demonstrated a mild leukocytosis. Contrast-enhanced CT (CECT) scans of the pelvis and chest were obtained during the hospital stay.