Haemophilus influenzae osteomyelitis in adults: A report of 4 frontal bone infections and a review of the literature

J. C. Sarria, A. M. Vidal, R. C. Kimbrough

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Abstract

Haemophilus influenzae occasionally causes hematogenous long-bone osteomyelitis in children. In adults, however, bone infections caused by this organism are extremely rare. We report four adult cases of H. influenza frontal bone osteomyelitis and review 12 cases from the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-265
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 5 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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