volume 20, issue 4, P789-825 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2006.09.009
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Carlos Pineda, Angélica Vargas, Alfonso Vargas Rodríguez

Abstract: Osteomyelitis frequently requires more than one imaging technique for an accurate diagnosis. Conventional radiography still remains the first imaging modality. MRI and nuclear medicine are the most sensitive and specific methods for the detection of osteomyelitis. MRI provides more accurate information regarding the extent of the infectious process. Ultrasound represents a noninvasive method to evaluate the involved soft tissues and cortical bone and may provide guidance for diagnostic or therapeutic aspiratio…

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