Translation of osteomyelitis in Spanish:

osteomyelitis

osteomielitis, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɑstioʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪdəs//ˌɒstɪəʊmʌɪɪˈlʌɪtɪs/

noun

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    osteomielitis feminine
    • The presence of deep infection with abscess, cellulitis, gangrene, or osteomyelitis is an indication for hospitalization and prompt surgical drainage.
    • Osteitis or osteomyelitis may be observed with imaging studies, but bone biopsy may be necessary.
    • A bone scan showed osteomyelitis of the left sacroiliac joint and inflammation of multiple muscles.
    • Approximately one-third to two-thirds of patients with diabetes who have foot infections will develop osteomyelitis.
    • A complete exam should be performed including a musculoskeletal exam for septic arthritis and osteomyelitis, neurologic exam, and skin exam.