TABLE 3

Summary of Published Cases of VT in Patients With S aureus Osteomyelitis

SourceYearNo.Age, yGenderOsteomyelitisDVT SitePulmonary FindingsOrganism
Horvath et al4197119MRight proximal tibiaRight femoral and popliteal veinsInfiltrate in left lower lungMSSA
Jupiter et al51982212MLeft humerusDeep veins of left armMultiple round densitiesMSSA
12FLeft femur, Right tibiaLeft Femoral and Popliteal veinsDiffuse patchy infiltratesMSSA
Mühlendahl61988112FRight distal femurRight femoral veinMultiple lung embolismMSSA
Smith et al8199724aFPossible left femurInferior vena cava to femoral veinPneumatocelesS aureus
2.5FLeft iliac boneInferior vena cava to common iliacWidespread pneumoniaS aureus
Letts et al71999111.5MSacral boneRight popliteal, right femoral, right atriumRight middle lobe pulmonary embolismMSSA
Gorenstein et al92000311aMLeft proximal femurLeft femoral veinPneumatocelesMSSA
10MLeft femoral headLeft femoral veinPneumonia/empyema/pneumothoraxMSSA
10MLeft femoral neckLeft iliac veinMultiple round infiltrates
Walsh et al102002111MLeft distal fibulaLeft femoral to popliteal veinBilateral patchy changesMSSA
Newgard et al112002112MSacroiliac boneRight common iliac veinMultiple pulmonary emboliMSSA
Yüksel et al12200413MRight distal fibulaRight external iliac veinBilateral nodular densities/cavitiesS aureus
  • M indicates male; F, female.

  • a Fatal outcome.