2012 - Case History - Agonya Viviana
|Vivian is 12yrs
old in primary three.
(May 2011), and 3 weeks after surgery
|She stays with
her parents in a family of 20 people and she is the last born of
8 children. Both parents are peasants.
|She was born
normally. It was not until last year, July 2010, that she
started realizing a pricking pain in the Tibia bone. Then after
two weeks, there was a swelling at that very area.
|She was taken
to Gulu hospital for surgery and was discharged with P.O.P cast.
When they went back, they were told to stay for a month and
amputation would be done.
|The family met
the ACHERU team in Minakulu Health Centre iii. She was one of
the patients who needed urgent surgery so she was taken to
ACHERU for rehabilitation on 19/05/2011. She was taken to CORSU,
an X-ray was done that showed sequestrectomy ready to be
|Was admitted to
CORSU on 23/05/2011 with chronic osteomylitis of the left tibia.
An operation (sequestrectomy and biopsy) was done on 24/05/2011
antibiotics given and daily dressing done. An X-ray showed clean
tibia. Patient was discharged to ACHERU on 31/052011 for daily
wound care, antibiotics and analgesics.