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Doctor insights on: Osteitis Condensans Ilii

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What is osteitis condensans?

What is osteitis condensans?

Osteitis condensans: (ilii) is benign sclerosis(increased bone density) of the ilium adjacent to the sacroiliac joint. The underlying etiology is believed to be mechanical stress across the SI joint. It is usually asymptomatic but uncommonly may cause lower back pain, with a frequency about 1-2.5%. ...Read more

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What is osteitis condensans? What can be done about it?

What is osteitis condensans? What can be done about it?

Osteitis condensans: is characterized by benign sclerosis of the ilium adjacent to the sacroiliac joint. The underlying etiology is believed to be mechanical stress across the SI joint.It is usually asymptomatic but uncommonly may cause lower back pain.It carries a benign prognosis and may even resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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What is osteitis condensans? What can be done about it?

What is osteitis condensans? What can be done about it?

Osteitis condensans ilii: is characterized by benign sclerosis of the ilium adjacent to the sacroiliac joint. The underlying etiology is believed to be mechanical stress across the SI joint.It is usually asymptomatic but uncommonly may cause lower back pain.It carries a benign prognosis and may even resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have alveolar osteitis?

How can I tell if I have alveolar osteitis?

Dry Sockets: A painful inflamed condition at the site of extraction of a tooth that occurs when a blood clot fails to form properly or is dislodgedand could cause by: high level of fibrinolytic activity in and around extraction socket resulting in lysis of the blood clot causing exposure of bone surface. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about cervical osteitis? a friend of mine has got it.

What can you tell me about cervical osteitis? a friend of mine has got it.

Sounds like neck ...: pain... Maybe your friend has neck pain and needs a referral to a board certified orthopedic or neurosurgeon who has subspecialty interest or training in spine.In my 20+ years as an ORS( although I now primarily do shoulder and knee surgery) I cannot think of hearing or diagnosing cervical osteitis.( osteomyelitis, osteoarthritis, etc. yes) . Best of Luck to your friend,! ...Read more

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Can you explain osteitis pubis to me?

Can you explain osteitis pubis to me?

Osteitis pubis: This is an inflammatory condition involving the small joint at the front of the pelvis where the two pubic bones come together. ...Read more

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Could osteitis pubis becaused by trauma?

Could osteitis pubis becaused by trauma?

Osteitis pubis: Osteitis pubis is often due to sport injuries, like trauma caused in playing football. Occasionally there may be a stress fracture of the pubis bone. ...Read more

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Can I have osteitis pubis but only have pain on the left side ? Does osteitis pubis also generate feelings of pressure ?

Yes: Depending on which part of pub is is irritated, it can hurt on either or both sides at once and day to day. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have osteitis pubis or a pulled groin?

How to tell if I have osteitis pubis or a pulled groin?

By location: the pubis is easy to palpate, and would be point specific. a groin pull would be palpable in the medial muscle mass, even if close to a muscle attachment it will be away from the pubis. ...Read more

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Osteitis pubis or a pulled groin, how to know the difference?

Location. : 1 will B painful directly over the pubis, a groin sprain is painful 2 squeeze the muscle. ...Read more

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How can I tell whether I have osteitis pubis or a pulled groin?

Osteitis pubis: Osteitis pubis is a central ache directly over the junction of the pubic bones. It can be very difficult to distinguish this from a groin pull as the groin muscles attach on the pubic bone. Stress fractures can also mimic osteitis pubis. These are seen more commonly in runners. Diagnostic injection into the region may help. Mri is also very sensitive in helping determine the source of pain. ...Read more

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Does osteitis pubis lead to cancer or anything else? Please, need some answers?

Does osteitis pubis lead to cancer or anything else? Please, need some answers?

No: It's almost always the result of a mechanical problem of some sort and should respond well to conservative management. Mescape is quite good on this http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/87420-overview ...Read more

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Is there a good joint supplement for osteitis pubis?

Is there a good joint supplement for osteitis pubis?

Osteitis pubis: Inflammation of the pubic symphysis or osteitis pubis may or may not respond to dietary supplements. To my knowledge there is no evidence that dietary supplements change the symptoms of this condition. However dietary supplements such as those used for osteoarthritis, may provide relief. Some patients report released with supplements such as chondroitin and glucosamine. ...Read more

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What's the causes of the irritation that triggers osteitis pubis to occur? What type of medicine or treatment do I need?

What's the causes of the irritation that triggers osteitis pubis to occur? What type of medicine or treatment  do I need?

Osteitis pubis: The irritation usually arises from athletic activity. It can be relieved by rest and nsaids. If this does not work sometimes a cortisone injection will relieve the pain. ...Read more