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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Mortality differences between patients with Salmonella osteomyelitis versus bacteremia were attributed to a higher index of suspicion in patients presenting with bone pain and thus earlier use of anti-Salmonella antibiotics.
16,17) Occasionally the pain, redness, and swelling associated with the phenomenon masked, or at least delayed, the diagnosis of underlying Salmonella osteomyelitis.
Salmonella osteomyelitis complicating an acute fracture in a healthy child.