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What does it mean to osteomyelitis?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Bone infection

Osteomyelitis is infection in bone.
Infections can reach bone via bloodstream or spreading from nearby tissue. Osteomyelitis can also begin in the bone itself if an injury exposes the bone to bacteria.

In brief: Bone infection

Osteomyelitis is infection in bone.
Infections can reach bone via bloodstream or spreading from nearby tissue. Osteomyelitis can also begin in the bone itself if an injury exposes the bone to bacteria.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Bone infection

This is a very difficult treatment problem, let alone a diagnosis problem. The infection can be seen with a bone scan or mri.
Once it is diagnosed, surgery is common as well as long term IV antibiotics. If chronic and severe amputation is possible.

In brief: Bone infection

This is a very difficult treatment problem, let alone a diagnosis problem. The infection can be seen with a bone scan or mri.
Once it is diagnosed, surgery is common as well as long term IV antibiotics. If chronic and severe amputation is possible.
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
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Dr. Nima Yavari
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not a verb

Osteomyelitis is infection of the bone.
Not a verb.

In brief: Not a verb

Osteomyelitis is infection of the bone.
Not a verb.
Dr. Nima Yavari
Dr. Nima Yavari
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In brief: Bone infection

That there is infection in the bone.

In brief: Bone infection

That there is infection in the bone.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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