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Chronic Osteomyelitis still remains a major challenging problem in our country. In majority of cases, especially among children, it is due to delay, neglect or inadequate treatment of acute haematogenous osteomyelitis and compound fractures. When infection becomes chronic its eradication become a prolonged and tedious affair, causing frustration to the patients as well as the surgeon. This paper deals with the patterns of chronic osteomyelitis as they have presented to us and our experience in their management.