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 ...”

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  • Bony sequestrum - “ The radiological definition of a bony sequestrum refers to an image of calcification within a lucent lesion, completely separated from the surroun...”
  • Osteomyelitis - “ Osteomyelitis (plural: osteomyelitides) refers to inflammation of bone that is almost always due to infection, typically bacterial. This article p...”
  • Involucrum - “ An involucrum (plural: involucra) is a complication of osteomyelitis and represents a thick sheath of periosteal new bone surrounding a sequestrum. ”

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