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Can you get bone infection from a leg ulcer?
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Dr. David Wilson
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Bone that is exposed in the base of an ulcer often becomes locally infected.
Your doctor calls it "osteomyelitis .".

In brief: Yes
Bone that is exposed in the base of an ulcer often becomes locally infected.
Your doctor calls it "osteomyelitis .".
Dr. David Wilson
Dr. David Wilson
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If the leg infection exposes bone, then the bone can most definitely become infected.

In brief: Yes
If the leg infection exposes bone, then the bone can most definitely become infected.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Yes
If ulcer gets infected it can spread to bone.

In brief: Yes
If ulcer gets infected it can spread to bone.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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