periostitis

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per·i·os·ti·tis

 (pĕr′ē-ŏs-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the periosteum.

per′i·os·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.

periostitis

(ˌpɛrɪɒˈstaɪtɪs)
n
(Anatomy) inflammation of the periosteum
periostitic adj
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Small periostitic lesions on the left femoral head and corresponding acetabulum also suggest a mild infection of the hip joint and the beginning of an osteoarthritic problem in this area as well (Mann & Murphy 1990).