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os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

 (ŏs′tē-ō-mī′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
A usually bacterial infection of bone and bone marrow in which the resulting inflammation can lead to a reduction of blood supply to the bone.
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osteomyelitis

(ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of bone marrow, caused by infection
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os•te•o•my•e•li•tis

(ˌɒs ti oʊˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
an inflammation of bone and bone marrow, usu. caused by bacterial infection.
[1850–55]
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osteomyelitis

Infection of bone marrow and of the bone, usually caused by bacteria, resulting in inflammation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteomyelitis - an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)osteomyelitis - an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)
osteitis - inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
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Translations

osteomyelitis

[ˌɒstɪəʊmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] Nosteomielitis f
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osteomyelitis

[ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] nosteomielite f
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os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

n. osteomielitis, infl. del hueso y de la médula ósea.
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osteomyelitis

n osteomielitis f
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In the Pediatric Rheumatology Unit of our tertiary care hospital, oral treatment is offered to children diagnosed with osteoarticular infection (OAI), acute hematogenous osteomyelitis (OM), and septic arthritis (SA) and with suspected Kingella kingae (K.
There are three main types of osteomyelitis, that is, due to local spread from a contiguous source of infection; secondary to vascular insufficiency; and hematogenous osteomyelitis, with seeding of injured bone from bacteria present in the blood [2].
Bartonella osteomyelitis usually presents subacutely in the axial skeleton, as we observed in our patient, unlike hematogenous osteomyelitis, which presents acutely and typically involves the appendicular skeleton [9].
Hawk, "Hematogenous osteomyelitis: A changing disease," Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, vol.
Septic arthritis and acute hematogenous osteomyelitis in childhood at a tertiary hospital in Japan.
Frees et al., "A new technique for modeling of hematogenous osteomyelitis in pigs: Inoculation into femoral artery," Journal of Investigative Surgery, vol.
Herrera, "Hematogenous osteomyelitis of the patella," Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B, vol.
Hematogenous osteomyelitis of the calcaneus in children.
This case report is the first description of the clinical features and diagnostic and pathologic findings in a juvenile peregrine falcon with hematogenous osteomyelitis and arthritis associated with septicemia caused by S hyicus.
INTRODUCTION: Deep vein thrombosis associated with Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis (Staphlococcus Aureus induced) is a rare entity in adults.
Hematogenous osteomyelitis is a clinical picture which occurs most frequently in the metaphyses of the long bones caused most commonly by Staphylococcus aureus in all age groups (1).
Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis (AHOM) is a serious pyogenic infection of rapid onset primarily in children; affecting nearly 7% of children with boys twice as often as girls.