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Have cronic oysto. Bone black as per a CT scan. Treatment?

Hi... I have cronic oysto of the tibia.. 12 yrs in now. the last few months have been hell for me.. & my surgen is talkin amputation is these antibiotics dont work this time.. this is my 4th reocourance..
I had beads put in, in 2002 & now theres nothing there he says. from the fractor down, my bone is black as per a CT scan.. is there anything else i can do?
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Chronic osteomyelitis of tibia with a black bone on CT scan is suggestive of a dead piece of bone which needs to be removed surgically to save the rest of the bone.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Sun, 23 Jun 2013
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