Osteomyelitis of the clavicle. A case report.

Published online: Sep 27 1999

S García, A Combalia, J M Segur, and A J Llovera.

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain.


Osteomyelitis of the clavicle is a rare complication of subclavian vein catheterization. The authors report the case of a patient with osteomyelitis in the right clavicle after subclavian venipuncture.