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Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/osteomyelitis

Description: Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
- predisposing conditions:
- open fracture
- sickle cell anemia
- septic arthritis
- in children, distinguishing between metaphyseal osteomyelitis and septic arthritis can be problematic;
- diabetes (see osteomyelitis in the diabetic patient);
- classification:
- hematogenous osteomyelitis;
- cierny classification
- chronic osteomyelitis
- vertebral osteomyelitis
- characteristics based on age:
- osteomyelitis in infants
- osteomyelitis in children

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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