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Radiologic Score of Kraft et al for Osteomyelitis Associated with an Extramedullary Metal Plate

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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ICD-10:

Description:

Kraft et al evaluated radiographic changes associated with osteomyelitis involving metal plates placed on tibial fractures. Although the score was used in a rabbit model the score can be used in patients. The authors are from the University of Bonn, the University of Bern, the AO/ASIF Research Institute and BG-Unfallklinik Bergmannsheil.

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