An 11-year-old-female presented with fever, pain, and swelling in the left foot for more than 6-months. MRI confirmed the presence of Multi-Focal Chronic Osteomyelitis which was treated with I&D. Post this she was referred for evaluation regarding pallor and stunted growth. Investigations revealed Iron Deficiency Anemia. Further evaluation revealed the presence of Ulcerative Colitis and thus the association of Chronic Osteomyelitis and Ulcerative Colitis was established eventually.
Case Reports in Pediatrics