Chronic Plasma Cell Osteomyelitis of the Humerus Associated with Shigella and Flavobacterium

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Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis is an uncommon condition that results in dense thickening of bone without the typical features of infection. Because patients do not have signs of infection, diagnosis may prove difficult, and the differential should include neoplasm. Although the radiographic, histologic, bacteriologic, and progressive features of this condition are nonspecific, different subtypes of sclerosing osteomyelitis have been described.

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