Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2018 Jan 8;31(1):100-101. Epub 2017 Dec 8.
Department of Radiology, Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Emphysematous osteomyelitis is a very rare, potentially fatal infection that requires immediate diagnosis and prompt treatment. Emphysematous osteomyelitis is usually considered whenever intraosseous gas is detected on imaging. Most organisms implicated in emphysematous osteomyelitis are members of the Enterobacteriaceae family or anaerobes; sometimes the infection is polymicrobial. Read More