A 44-year-old member asked:
can you get osteomyelitis on the outside of a bone with no trauma to the bone itself with no infection through the blood?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Yash Khanna answered
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Yes it is possible as a complication of cellulitis wchich is the infection under the skin caused by bacteria and involves the skins deeper layers that is dermis and subcutaneous tissues and often caused by staph pr strep bacteria.
Answered on May 24, 2013
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