Case of the week 24/2018

Use of CytoSorb in osteomyelitis with suspicion of infected grade 4 thrombosis and lung abscesses with septic emboli
Dr. Timo Gentner, Dr. Jürgen Ruf, Dr. Jörg Maurus, Dr. Stefan Locher
Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine, Westallgäu-Hospital, Wangen, Germany

This case study reports on a 62-year-old patient (known pre-existing conditions: chronic osteomyelitis with fistulas to the skin surface on the right leg), who was admitted to the hospital via emergency transport after he was found helpless after lying at home for several days..

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