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Osteitis pubis in a 78 year old female.
  1. J. Catania,
  2. K. J. Fullerton
  1. Department of Geriatric Medicine, Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK.


    Osteitis pubis has been reported following pelvic surgery, childbirth and in athletes. We describe a case involving an elderly woman, in which none of the predisposing factors were present. Difficulties in diagnosis, with particular reference to the elderly, are highlighted.

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