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Osteomyelitis eMedicine Pediatrics

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Location: http://www.emedicine.com/ped/TOPIC1677.HTM

Description: Author: Sabah Kalyoussef, DO, & Robert W Tolan, Jr, MD
Synonyms and related keywords: osteomyelitis, inflammation of the bone, bone infection, central osteitis
Osteomyelitis, or inflammation of the bone, is usually caused by bacterial infection. Bone infections in children are primarily of hematogenous origin, although cases secondary to penetrating trauma, surgery, or infection in a contiguous site are also seen.

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Kalyoussef & Tolan
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Sat Nov 03 2007
Last Modified: Thu Dec 03 2009