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Title: Epidemiology of pyogenic osteomyelitis and arthritis in children in the pediatric surgery department of District Hospital in Konin in 1988-1998

Author:
Wiesław Steinke, Andrzej Jankowski, Henryk Giełwanowski, Arleta Stec-Steinke
Type:
Original articles
Language:
PL
Journal:
Pediatric Review
Year:
2004
Volume:
34
Number:
1
Start page:
17
Final page:
20
ISSN:
0137-723X
Keywords:
pyogenic osteomyelitis and arthritis, hematogenous, secondary, chronic
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The paper presents an analysis of the incidence of pyogenic osteomyelitis and arthritis in children in the material of Pediatric Surgery Department in Konin from 1988 to 1998. The analysis comprised the following factors: age groups, types of osteomyelitis and arthritis, localisation of the focus, risk and provoking factors, time interval from the first symptoms of the disease to the beginning of treatment. Hospitalization time was also calculated.