osteomyelitis


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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.

osteomyelitis

(ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of bone marrow, caused by infection

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]

osteomyelitis

Infection of bone marrow and of the bone, usually caused by bacteria, resulting in inflammation.
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
Translations

osteomyelitis

[ˌɒstɪəʊmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] Nosteomielitis f

osteomyelitis

[ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] nosteomielite f

os·te·o·my·e·li·tis

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

osteomyelitis

n osteomielitis f
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Owing to good prognosis of Bartonella osteomyelitis, invasive procedures to obtain the bone material, as proposed in the past, should be avoided.
Infectious osteomyelitis (OM) of the pubis symphysis after radical prostatectomy is a rare event, often debilitating and requiring long-term treatment and occasionally surgical debridement.
Staphylococcus aureus is associated with a variety of invasive infection; typically, these infections occur as sepsis, osteomyelitis, endocarditis, and arthritis.
Subacute osteomyelitis radiological presentations are not always fitted into the proposed classification system, thus, leading to a diagnostic trap.
In a 1996 study, the incremental cost per pressure ulcer (in US dollars) was $2731 [2], and this cost was dramatically higher ($59,000) if the pressure ulcer was associated with osteomyelitis [3].
Actinomycotic osteomyelitis and periostitis of mandible or maxilla also known as lumpy jaw or big head is a sporadic disease caused by Gram positive branching filamentous microorganism, Actinomyces bovis (Militerno, 2008) and most commonly affect bovine, occasionally in equine, porcine and rarely in caprine (Seifi et al., 2003).
Based on the radiographic findings a diagnosis of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) was made.
In our case report, we present tuberculosis osteomyelitis of the distal tibia in a baby aged ten months who visited our outpatient department with swelling and pain in their left ankle.
Poststernotomy osteomyelitis is a complication of open heart surgery in 1-5% of patients [1] that typically presents as purulent sternocutaneous fistulas and is commonly treated with combined medical and surgical therapy, including antibiotics, partial or total sternectomy, excision of infected costal cartilage, and chest reconstruction using muscle flaps to fill the chest gap [2].
However, on imaging, other processes were included in the differential diagnosis, among them inflammatory processes, which in our case proved on biopsy to be an unusual clival osteomyelitis extending into the sphenoid sinus.
SAN DIEGO -- The evidence-based treatment of diabetic foot osteomyelitis has jumped up to the next level as a result of two recent randomized clinical trials, the first-ever to address a couple of key contentious issues, experts agreed recently at the annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.