Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research

Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-0533

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Salem Bouomrani

Salem Bouomrani
Military Hospital of Gabes,
Gabes 6000

  • Case Report
    Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Complicating Acute Osteomyelitis to Staphylococcus aureus
    Author(s): Salem Bouomrani and Moez Ben AyedSalem Bouomrani and Moez Ben Ayed

    Introduction: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) is the most common systemic vasculitis in children. The etiology of HSP is still unknown; although various factors have been implicated in the precipitation of the disease such as viruses, group A streptococci, drugs, vaccines, and cancers. Staphylococcus aureus (SA) infections are exceptionally found at the origin of this angiitis. We report an original case of HSP complicating acute osteomyelitis of the left femur to SA. Case report: A 15-year-old child was hospitalized for vascular purpura of the lower and upper limbs, associated with diffuse abdominal pain and inflammatory polyarthritis, occurring four weeks after treatment of acute osteomyelitis to SA of the left femoral neck, complicated by coxofemoral arthritis and abscess of the left thigh. Biological, radiological, and histo.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0533.19.8.267

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