Osteomyelitis Notes
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If high clinical suspicion, obtain x-rays, CBC, CRP, blood cultures and discuss with ortho to ascertain need for bone bx.

If not systemically unwell, oral antibiotics are usually good enough until seen by ortho. E.g.

  • Cephalexin 500 mg po qid
    • AND
  • Ciprofloxacin 500 mg po q12h