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Disease Periostitis

Name Periostitis
Synonym Periostitides
Definition Inflammation of the periosteum. The condition is generally chronic, and is marked by tenderness and swelling of the bone and an aching pain. Acute periostitis is due to infection, is characterized by diffuse suppuration, severe pain, and constitutional symptoms, and usually results in necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D010522
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases, Infectious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Periostitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases, Infectious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Periostitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Periostitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  OSTEOMYELITIS, STERILE MULTIFOCAL, WITH PERIOSTITIS AND PUSTULOSIS Has associated chemicals Has associated genes