Osteomyelitis alludes to aggravation of bone that is quite often because of contamination, ordinarily bacterial. This article principally manages pyogenic osteomyelitis, which may be intense or unending. Osteomyelitis is also known to be a common complication of certain health conditions. For example:30-40% of people with diabetes who experience a puncture injury to their foot will develop osteomyelitisless than one in every 200 people with sickle cell anaemia will develop osteomyelitis in any given year.chronic osteomyelitis in a 60 year old man mimicking a soft tissue sarcoma.
Chronic osteomyelitis is an infrequent cause of a soft tissue mass and is usually diagnosed clinically by a combination of radiology and microbiology. Rarely, COM can mimic a primary bony neoplasm, but this is the first reported case where it mimicked a soft tissue sarcoma. Treatment is typically with intravenous antibiotics, usually for extended periods. If a collection, sequestrum or involucrum is present then drainage and/or surgical debridement is often necessary.