Outcomes in diabetic foot ulcer patients with isolated T2 marrow signal abnormality in the underlying bone: should the diagnosis of “osteitis” be changed to “early osteomyelitis”?

Outcomes in diabetic foot ulcer patients with isolated T2 marrow signal abnormality in the... Skeletal Radiol (2017) 46:1327–1333 DOI 10.1007/s00256-017-2666-x SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE Outcomes in diabetic foot ulcer patients with isolated T2 marrow signal abnormality in the underlying bone: should the diagnosis of Bosteitis^ be changed to Bearly osteomyelitis^? 1 1 1 1 Dennis Duryea & Stephanie Bernard & Donald Flemming & Eric Walker & Cristy French Received: 31 January 2017 /Revised: 28 March 2017 /Accepted: 18 April 2017 /Published online: 11 May 2017 ISS 2017 Abstract ulcer are eventually diagnosed as osteomyelitis in 61% of Objective To evaluate the variability of clinical treatment and cases and deserve aggressive treatment as early osteomyelitis outcomes based on reporting of diabetic foot ulcer MRI findings when meeting clinical parameters. of adjacent marrow T2 hyperintensity with normal T1 signal. Materials and methods A retrospective review was conducted . . . Keywords Osteitis Osteomyelitis MRI Diabetic foot of 46 MRI examinations evaluating diabetic foot ulcers that ulcer Isolated T2 marrow signal demonstrated normal T1 marrow signal, but T2 marrow hyperintensity deep to the ulcer. The cohort was divided based on MRI report impressions into three groups; Bosteitis without Introduction osteomyelitis^ (OW), Bosteitis but cannot exclude early osteomyelitis^ (OCEO) and Bearly osteomyelitis^ (EO). Diabetes-related foot complications account for up http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Skeletal Radiology Springer Journals

Outcomes in diabetic foot ulcer patients with isolated T2 marrow signal abnormality in the underlying bone: should the diagnosis of “osteitis” be changed to “early osteomyelitis”?

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by ISS
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Imaging / Radiology; Orthopedics; Pathology; Nuclear Medicine
ISSN
0364-2348
eISSN
1432-2161
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00256-017-2666-x
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