2006, Number 2
Med Sur 2006; 13 (2)
Valdés EM, Vivas BI, Facha GMT, Corona CR, Vázquez LJ, Martínez LM
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ABSTRACTFifteen year old male patient who presented to the emergency room with right foot swelling and fever for the past five days. He has had acute faringoamigdalitis and a minor foot trauma during the past week. The other history was irrelevant for the present illness. The fisical examination revealed fever, right foot swelling and erytema in that area. X rays of the foot were normal. Serum inflammatory markers were elevated and the bone scintigrafy showed inflammatory changes.