Cases reported "Bone Diseases"

Filter by keywords:



Filtering documents. Please wait...

11/12. Sternal abscess due to Bartonella (Rochalimaea) henselae in a renal transplant patient.

    bartonella henselae, previously called Rochalimaea henselae, is the causative agent of cat scratch disease (CSD) in immunocompetent subjects and bacillary angiomatosis in immunocompromised ones. Bone lesions are common in bacillary angiomatosis, but not in CSD. We present the case of a patient with a renal transplant treated by immunosuppressive therapy who developed a sternal abscess with a histological pattern of CSD. The CT pattern was that of a lytic bone lesion with adjacent fluid collection. The diagnosis was made on the basis of a polymerase chain reaction amplification performed on bone material. bartonella henselae is a newly described bacteria that causes CSD in a normal host and bacillary angiomatosis in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of an osteolytic lesions of the sternum with adjacent fluid collection related to CSD, which occurred in a patient with a renal transplant.
- - - - - - - - - -
ranking = 1
keywords = angiomatosis
(Clic here for more details about this article)

12/12. Cystic angiomatosis of bone with massive osteolysis of the cervical spine.

    The case of a 2 1/2-year-old boy with diffuse cystic angiomatosis of bone is presented. No evidence of visceral involvement was recorded. The clinical, radiographic and histologic findings during the course of the disease process are discussed. At the age of 15 years the patient died of neurologic alterations developed due to massive osteolysis and collapse of the cervical spine, and severe dyspnoea, secondary to persistent bilateral pleural effusions.
- - - - - - - - - -
ranking = 1.6666666666667
keywords = angiomatosis
(Clic here for more details about this article)
<- Previous |


Leave a message about 'Bone Diseases'


We do not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any content in this site. Click here for the full disclaimer.