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Chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis had high treatment success rate at 1 year, high relapse rate at 5 years

15:43 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | Healio

Chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis responds well to treatment in the first year, but demonstrates high rates of relapse in long-term follow-up, according to findings.In the retrospective chart review, researchers identified 56 children (median age, 11.1 years) diagnosed with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO) at the Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany between Jan. 1, 2004 and Dec. 31, 2015. Researchers evaluated clinical outcomes up to 24 months after the start of treatment and at the last visit. Patients were monitored for pain and signs of inflammation, as well as blood inflammation markers and number of lesions on imaging.

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