OSTEOMYELITIS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Podiatrist Fails To Diagnose Postoperative Bone Infection OSTEOMYELITIS Expert Case

Podiatrist Fails To Diagnose Postoperative Bone Infection

…  with painful foot ulcers and was diagnosed with osteomyelitis. The athlete required several procedures to correct the osteomyelitis but was unable to continue playing football. It was alleged that …

Sedentary Patient Develops Pressure Sores During Rehabilitation OSTEOMYELITIS Expert Case

 This case involves a woman who developed pressure sores following a surgical procedure. The patient was admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation facility and was not found to have any pressure wounds at the time of admission. The patient was primarily se …

Maxillofacial Surgeon Leaves Screw Fragment in Mandible Causing Osteomyelitis OSTEOMYELITIS Expert Case

…  fistula upon physical examination. He noted that the osteomyelitis/infection/fistula and pain was a result from the retained screw …  maxillofacial surgeon decided to operate due to persistent osteomyelitis and continued antibiotic use. He removed the retained surgical …

Arthroscopic Knee Repair Linked to MRSA Superbug OSTEOMYELITIS Expert Case

Arthroscopic Knee Repair Linked to MRSA Superbug

This case involves a 60-year-old male who underwent arthroscopic repair of the left knee. The pre-op diagnosis was degenerative joint disease with medial compartment degeneration. The operative reports showed that the patient was prepped with betadine and  …