Pseudomonal Clavicular Osteomyelitis Managed by Subtotal Clavicular Excision: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Vol 35 | Issue 3 | September-December 2020 | page: 52-54 |  Kumar Keshav, Lalit Kumar Das, Shalesh Kumar, Siddharth Singh


Authors: Kumar Keshav [1], Lalit Kumar Das [1], Shalesh Kumar [2], Siddharth Singh [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Apex Trauma Centre, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Vrindavan Yojna, Rae Bareli Road, Lucknow, U.P., India.
[2] Neelesh Orthopaedics and Dental Care Centre, Gorakhpur, UP, India.

Address of Correspondence:
Dr. Kumar Keshav,
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, Apex Trauma Centre, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate
Institute of Medical Sciences, Vrindavan Yojna, Rae Bareli Road, Lucknow, U.P., India
E-mail: keshav4700@yahoo.co.in


Abstract:
We are describing the case of a 7 year old male child of chronic clavicular osteomyelitis who presented to us in a very advanced stage with discharging sinus over anterior chest wall. The child was managed by subtotal clavicular excision, retaining the major part of the periosteal sleeve followed by 6 weeks of antibiotics based on culture report. The etiological agent was found to be Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The subsequent follow ups upto 1 year has been uneventful. The functional morbidity was minimal. New bone formation in the periosteal sleeve has also been seen.
Keywords: Clavicular osteomyelitis, Pseudomonas, Clavicular excision, Claviculectomy


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How to Cite this Article: Keshav K, Das LK, Kumar S, Singh S | Pseudomonal Clavicular Osteomyelitis Managed by Subtotal Clavicular Excision: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review| Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases | September-December 2020; 35(3): 52-54.

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