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Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow 2016;19(4):252-255.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/cise.2016.19.4.252    Published online December 31, 2016.
Osteomyelitis Resulting from Chronic Septic Olecranon Bursitis: Report of Two Cases
Myung Sang Moon, Seong Tae Kim, Bong Keun Park
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Cheju Halla General Hospital, Jeju, Korea. schstk27@hanmail.net
Received: 13 May 2016   • Revised: 11 August 2016   • Accepted: 11 August 2016
Abstract
We reported the two cases of olecranon osteomyelitis secondary to the iatrogenic chronic relapsing septic olecranon bursitis. Infection was well eradicated by excision of the infected bursa and curettage of the eroded olecranon under the coverage of antibiotic therapy.
Key Words: Bursitis; Pyogenic arthritis; Iatrogeninc disease; Olecranon process


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