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Fungal Osteomyelitis of Cuboid Bone Case Report with Literature Review

Pradeep Choudhari, Mohit Mahoviya, Rishabh Chouhan, Aayush K Soni

Keywords : Case control study, Cuboid bone, Fungal infection, Fungal osteomyelitis, Immunocompetent fungal infection

Citation Information : Choudhari P, Mahoviya M, Chouhan R, Soni AK. Fungal Osteomyelitis of Cuboid Bone Case Report with Literature Review. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2024; 11 (1):29-32.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1281

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-12-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Background: Chronic osteomyelitis with sinus formation of right cuboid bone has often been missed, which leads to the morbidity of the patient. Case description: Here, we present a case of a 29-year-old male with fungal involvement of the cuboid bone. Fungal osteomyelitis of cuboid bone is of an unusual occurrence. Delayed diagnosis is one of the prime concerns leading to the progression of the disease and further bone involvement. In our study, we did a prompt diagnosis which changed the progression and treatment of the disease. Conclusion: Early diagnosis and prompt treatment with surgical intervention, antifungal medications, and a multidirectional approach is the key in treating cases of fungal osteomyelitis for immunocompetent and immunocompromised fungal infection.

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