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Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Ask infectious Disea

Osteomyelitis usually require antibiotics for 6 weeks preferable intravenously because the poor penetration of most antibiotics to the bone.
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In brief: Ask infectious Disea

Osteomyelitis usually require antibiotics for 6 weeks preferable intravenously because the poor penetration of most antibiotics to the bone.
The best answer is given by an infectious disease specialist.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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In brief: BONE BIOPSY

A surgeon should get a bone biopsy and culture.
The results will provide the answer as to which antibiotic is best. Surgical removal of the osteomyelitic bone may also be needed. Dr. Latva

In brief: BONE BIOPSY

A surgeon should get a bone biopsy and culture.
The results will provide the answer as to which antibiotic is best. Surgical removal of the osteomyelitic bone may also be needed. Dr. Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
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Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Surgery

Osteomyelitis is a grave problem. You need proper evaluation for the correct treatment indication.
Normally surgery is one of the tools we have in association with IV antibiotics.

In brief: Surgery

Osteomyelitis is a grave problem. You need proper evaluation for the correct treatment indication.
Normally surgery is one of the tools we have in association with IV antibiotics.
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
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