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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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The culture-negative cases were predominantly rare forms of hematogenous osteomyelitis, including two indolent Brodie's abscesses, two cases of recurrent chronic osteomyelitis of the femur, one case of chronic osteomyelitis of the medial clavicle (possible synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome), and two cases of vertebral osteomyelitis (Table 2).
The present retrospective analysis was focused on the diagnostic imaging and microbiologic challenges in a special subgroup of patients with predominantly rare forms of hematogenous chronic osteomyelitis, including four cases of Brodie's abscesses. The rate of positive cultures was 47%, which is similar to the reported rates of 30%-42% in previous studies on imaging-guided biopsies with combined histologic and microbiologic evaluation [9, 11-13].
(12) Differential diagnosis worth considering in such cases includes pyogenic osteomyelitis, Brodie's abscess, Atypical mycobacterial infection (due to mycobacterium scrofulaceum and M.
In addition, in the central portion of the medullary canal, there was an 8.5 cm x 0.5 cm focus of linear signal abnormality, and enhancement, suspicious for an intra-osseous abscess (Brodie's abscess).
Radiography of the left femur revealed lucency with fuzzy sclerotic margin of Brodie's abscess and bony remodeling (Figure 1).