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Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

, Volume 469, Issue 4, pp 920–944 | Cite as

The Classic: The Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis With the Maggot (Larva of the Blow Fly)

  • William S. Baer
Symposium: Periprosthetic Joint Infection The Classic

Abstract

This Classic article is a reprint of the original work by William S. Baer, MD, The Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis With the Maggot (Larva of the Blow Fly). An accompanying biographical sketch on William Baer, is available at DOI  10.1007/s11999-010-1415-4. The Classic Article is ©1931 by the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. and is reprinted with permission from Baer WS. The treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with the maggot (larva of the blow fly). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1931;13:438–475.

Keywords

Osteomyelitis Granulation Tissue Chronic Osteomyelitis Adhesive Plaster Hexylresorcinol 
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© The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons® 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BaltimoreUSA

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