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Table 1 Characteristics of 5 patients with fibular osteomyelitis

From: Ilizarov bone transport for the treatment of fibular osteomyelitis: a report of five cases

Case number Sex Age (years) Mechanisms of initial injury Site of fibular osteomyelitis Bone defect (cm) Number of previous operations Infecting organism
1 Male 20 F Distal 10 3 Staph. aureus
2 Male 28 TA Distal 7.5 2 Staph. aureus
3 Female 30 F Proximal 6.5 3 Staph. aureus
4 Male 35 TA Distal 7 1 Pseudomonas
5 Male 33 TA Distal 7 2 Staph. aureus
  1. F falling; TA traffic accident