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acute osteomyelitis

Wednesday 4 January 2006

Digital slides

- UI:843 - Acute osteomyelitis and chondritis

Etiology

- infectious

  • hematogenous
  • local inoculation

Synopsis

- periosteal reaction

  • sleeve of reactive bone (involucrum)
  • periosteal elevation
  • new bone formation

- isolated necrotic medullary bone in large cavity (sequestrum)

- pus formation
- marrow space filled with acute inflammatory cells

- osseous destruction (destruction of the bone)
- osseous necrosis

  • necrotic bone
  • necrotic bone marrow

- fibrinous exsudate

See also

- osteomyelitis

  • chronic osteomyelitis
    • relapsing chronic osteomyelitis