What are diagnostic considerations for osteomyelitis in fever of unknown origin (FUO)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The most common reason for misdiagnosis of osteomyelitis is the failure to consider the disease in a patient who is febrile with musculoskeletal symptoms.


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