Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 39, Issue 8, pp 821–825

Granulomatous salmonella osteomyelitis associated with anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in a non-sickle cell patient: a case report

  • Elaine S. Gould
  • Anthony G. Gilet
  • Vincent J. Vigorita
Case Report

Abstract

Salmonella osteomyelitis is seen most commonly in patients with sickle cell disease and in those with compromised immune systems. We report on the clinical, histological and imaging findings of salmonella osteomyelitis with intraosseous abscess formation occurring in a non-sickle cell patient receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha therapy.

Keywords

Salmonella osteomyelitis Humira 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine S. Gould
    • 1
  • Anthony G. Gilet
    • 1
  • Vincent J. Vigorita
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pathology and OrthopedicsSUNY Health Sciences Center BrooklynBrooklynUSA

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