Ever wonder what osteomyelitis was? What is the most likely cause of it? Find out on the Common Rounds.
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Osteomyelitis is an inflammation of bone and marrow, virtually always secondary to infection. Common organisms are pyogenic bacteria and mycobacteria. These organisms may reach the bone by (1) hematogenous spread, (2) extension from a contiguous site, and (3) direct implantation