From the case: Osteomyelitis - femur

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- “ The case clearly illustrates the pathology and complications of chronic osteomyelitis with formation of sequestrum, involucrum and cloaca as well ...”

Used in the following article:

  • Involucrum - “ An involucrum (plural: involucra) is a complication of osteomyelitis and represents a thick sheath of periosteal new bone surrounding a sequestrum. ”
  • Bony sequestrum - “ The radiological definition of a bony sequestrum refers to an image of calcification within a lucent lesion, completely separated from the surroun...”

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