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How To Remember The Types Of Osteomyelitis?

Types of Osteomyelitis :

  • Acute osteomyelitis –  This type of osteomyelitis comes on suddenly
  • Chronic osteomyelitis – Chronic osteomyelitis is a bone infection that doesn’t go away with treatments
  • Vertebral osteomyelitis – This type affects the spine
  • Tuberculous osteomyelitis – It occurs secondary to the lymphohematogenous spread of Mycobacterium       tuberculosis from a pulmonary focus
  • Implant-associated spinal osteomyelitis 
  • Hematogenous osteomyelitis – blood-borne
  • Diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis
  • Focal sclerosing osteomyelitis – periostitis ossificans, Garré’s sclerosing osteomyelitis
  • Proliferative periostitis 

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