Mycoplasma hominisosteitis in an immunocompetent man


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Abstract

Mycoplasma hominis has been associated with pelvic inflammatory illness, postpartum and neonatal infections and respiratory tract diseases. It is rarely isolated from patients with other infections. Reported here is a case of tibial osteitis that occurred in a 16-year-old immunocompetent man. Clinical and laboratory findings improved under treatment with clindamycin and fluoroquinolones.

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