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Can osteomyelitis in the wrist spread to the spine?
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Dr. Howard Luks
Orthopedic Surgery
11 doctors agree
In brief: Yes...
Although rare, it can happen.
Once the bacteria are inside your body, they can travel through your blood vessels and infect different areas of the body.

In brief: Yes...
Although rare, it can happen.
Once the bacteria are inside your body, they can travel through your blood vessels and infect different areas of the body.
Dr. Howard Luks
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Very unlikely
Unless you have a diffuse infectiousprocess such as TB (which isnt really osteomyelitis).

In brief: Very unlikely
Unless you have a diffuse infectiousprocess such as TB (which isnt really osteomyelitis).
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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