HAROLD R. ROEHM, M.S., M.D.
Primary osteomyelitis of the ribs in children is not a common condition in this country judging from reports to be found in the literature. Farr1 reported five cases in a series of 98 patiens with osteomyelitis, and Phemister2 three in a series of 320 cases.
Ameline, 3 and Parcelier and Chauvenet4 give credit to Jaboulay for the first description of the disease in 1885, and to Lannelongue for the second published report in 1890. Since the first report Amelilne has found in European literature reports of approximately 100 cases in patients pf all ages.
Secondary osteomyelitis of ribs is more
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
ROEHM HR. PRIMARY COSTAL OSTEOMYELITIS(PRIMARY COSTAL OSTEOMYELITIS*REPORT OF A CASE): REPORT OF A CASE. Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:200–206. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-2-200
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(2):200-206.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only