Osteomylitis in children

Sheldon Kaplan

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Osteomyelitis means inflammation of bone. In usual clinical circumstances, bone infection is caused primarily by bacteria, but may also be caused by other microorganisms such as fungi and viruses. Approximately 1 out of 5000 children will at some time have osteomyelitis. Boys have osteomyelitis between two and two and one-half times as often as girls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-75
Number of pages7
JournalComprehensive Therapy
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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