A rare and unusual cause of discharging sinus around the knee

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A 56-year-old male presented to our outpatient department with a history of discharging sinus over the medial aspect of right knee since 6 months. He had a history of road traffic accident with a crush injury to right knee 17 years ago for which he was treated by vascular, plastic, and orthopedic surgeons with hospitalization for about 3 months. Imaging studies with clinical examination suggested a possible diagnosis of chronic osteomyelitis distal femur right with a sequestrum. On exploration, the sinus tract was leading to cavity in the posterior aspect femur containing pus and 4 cm long vascular graft material. Possibly the vascular graft was used for the treatment of vascular injury 17 years ago was the cause for persistent sinus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalAsian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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