Humpath.com - Human pathology

Home > E. Pathology by systems > Locomotory system > Bones > infectious osteomyelitis

infectious osteomyelitis

Wednesday 4 January 2006

Definition: Infection of bone tissue and bone marrow.

Type

- acute osteomyelitis
- chronic osteomyelitis

Etiology

- hematogenous osteomyelitis

  • neonatal osteomyelitis
  • salmonella osteomyelitis (4091185)
  • syphilitic osteomyelitis (osseous syphilitic gumma)

- direct inoculation of bacteria

Variants

- granulomatous osteomyelitis
- chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

Localization

- pyogenic spondylitis

See also

- septic arthritis