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Osteomyelitis: Sensitivity and Specificity

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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Osteomyelitis are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.

Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Elevated ESR Edit 68%94%

> 70mm/hr.

population: diabetics

Study: JAMA. 2008;299(7):806-813. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/7/806

Ulcer > 2cm Edit 56%92%

population: diabetics

Study: JAMA. 2008;299(7):806-813. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/7/806

Probe to Bone Edit 65%90%

population: diabetics

Study: JAMA. 2008;299(7):806-813. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/7/806

Sensitive Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
MRI Edit 89%77%

population: diabetics

Study: JAMA. 2008;299(7):806-813. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/7/806

Poorly Diagnostic Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Plain X-Ray Edit 51%78%

population: diabetics

Study: JAMA. 2008;299(7):806-813. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/7/806