Tropical Diseases and Orthopedics

  • Richard A. Gosselin
  • Stephen W. Bickler
  • Ali A. Ahmed Al-Iedan


Besides unusual organisms and conditions found solely in the tropics, familiar infections may present in unusual ways in austere environments. Small wounds become chronic.


Compartment Syndrome Surgical Debridement Chronic Osteomyelitis Buruli Ulcer Oral Itraconazole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Gosselin
    • 1
  • Stephen W. Bickler
    • 2
  • Ali A. Ahmed Al-Iedan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryInstitute for Global Orthopedics and Traumatology, UCSFSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Pediatric Surgery, Rady Childrens HospitalUniversity of California San DiegoSan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.Orthopedic SurgeryBasrah General HospitalBasrahIraq

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