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2672 - Vol. 64 / Ed 6 / in 1998
Section: Artigos Originais Pages: 591 to 596
Facial Osteomyelitis in Haemophiliacs Aids Patients - Scintigraphic Evalution.
Authors:
Marise P. C. Marques*
Sara Wolosker**;

Keywords: chronic sinusitis, AIDS, radionuclides

Abstract: Six cases of facial osteomyelitis, as a complication of chronic sinusitis in haemophiliacs-AIDS patients are reported. Osteomyelitis was suggested by an increasement of erithrocyte sedimentation rate. The diagnosis was confirmed by a positive 99mTc-MDP scintigraphy. The erithrocyte sedimentation rate and 67-Gallium citrate scans were used in the follow-up of the therapy. The results suggest that MDP scans showed higher sensitivity and specificity to detect the bane disease in sinusitis and Gallium scans valuable tool in the follow-up of the infection.

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Indexations: MEDLINE, Exerpta Medica, Lilacs (Index Medicus Latinoamericano), SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online)
CAPES: Qualis Nacional A, Qualis Internacional C


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