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2022 Sep 28

Curr Med Imaging

Emphysematous osteomyelitis: Novel use of PET-MRI and a review of characteristic imaging findings.


Purohit K, Shen B, Bravo-Martinez A, Halterman J, Mufti M
Curr Med Imaging. 2022 Sep 28.
PMID: 36173079.


Emphysematous osteomyelitis (EO) is an extremely rare bone infection by gas-forming bacteria with few documented cases in the literature. Our study aims to highlight characteristic imaging features, including the novel use of positron emission tomography-magnetic resonance imaging (PET-MRI) in the diagnosis of this potentially fatal entity.