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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of cases of osteomyelitis variolosa

From: Osteomyelitis variolosa, an issue inherited from the past: case report and systematic review

Case reference Age Sex Major complications Location Management Outcome
Arora [13] 64 Male Closed fracture of the right humeral shaft Elbows Open reduction and bone graft with internal fixation Bone healing
  53 Male Elbow instability Elbows Splinting Improvement
Andrews [14] 64 Male Restriction of motion in elbows Elbows Not clear Not clear
Balaji [15] 70 Female Secondary arthritis of right knee Elbows, ankles, right knee Conservative management Not clear
Purandarnath [16] 65 Female Secondary arthritis of multiple joints Elbows, ankles, wrists, distal radioulnar joints, subtalar joints Conservative management Not clear
Nema [17] 40 Male Trimalleolar fracture with subluxation of the right ankle Elbows, ankles Not clear Not clear
Singh [18] 41 Male Fracture of the distal third of the left humerus with radio-carpal anatomical disruption Elbows, ankles, wrists, distal radioulnar joints Open reduction and bone graft with internal fixation Bone healing
Balachandar [19] 54 Male Right acute cubital tunnel syndrome Elbows, ankles, distal radioulnar joints Surgical excision of the ganglion cyst, release of the cubital tunnel retinaculum, and anterior transposition of the ulnar nerve Improvement
Mugalur [20] 70 Male Secondary arthritis of knees and ankles Elbows, ankles, knees Right ankle arthrodesis Improvement
Thomas [21] 40 Male Pain with activity in multiple joints Elbows Not clear Not clear
Khurana [22] 56 Male Asymptomatic elbow deformity Elbows Conservative management Not clear
Present study 70 Female Secondary arthritis of knees Elbows, knees Total knee arthroplasty, debridement and suturing Improvement