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osteomyelitis

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Osteomyelitis is the infection of bone marrow.

Organisms may reach the bone via the blood or through direct invasion following trauma or surgery.

The most common consequence is a pyogenic osteomyelitis. Tuberculosis may cause a chronic granulomatous osteomyelitis.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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