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    Dental Abscess Conditions

    They include: Osteomyelitis - an infection of the nearby bone. Sinusitis - spread of infection to the nearby sinus in the face bone.

    MRSA Conditions

    For example, blood poisoning (septicaemia), lung infection (pneumonia), bone infection (osteomyelitis), heart valve infection (endocarditis), etc. These serious infections are more likely to ...

    Human Bites Conditions

    It may also spread to tissues close to the skin - in particular, bones ( osteomyelitis ) or tendons (infectious tenosynovitis ). Occasionally infection can spread further, causing infection ...

    Broken Toe Conditions

    Bone infection: this is called osteomyelitis and can be very persistent. There is a risk of this if the skin over the fractured toe is damaged.

    Cat Scratch Disease Conditions

    Neuroretinitis - occurs when the nerve that takes messages to and from the eye to the brain (the optic nerve) is damaged by the infection. Osteomyelitis - when the infection spreads to t...

    Spinal Disc Problems Conditions

    Red flags that suggest cancer or infection (Infection includes conditions such as discitis, vertebral osteomyelitis, or spinal epidural abscess.) Onset of symptoms in people aged old...

    Diabetic Foot Professional

    Soft tissue and spreading (cellulitis). Osteomyelitis. Typically, more than one organism is involved, including Gram-positive, Gram-negative, aerobic and anaerobic species.

    Tularaemia Professional

    Rare manifestations These include osteomyelitis, pericarditis, peritonitis, endocarditis, and meningitis. Symptoms  Symptoms usually develop 2-5 days after infection but the inc...

    Boils and Carbuncles Professional

    Cellulitis . Osteomyelitis . Orf . Anthrax . Herpetic whitlow. Management [ 5 ] If lesions are not fluctuant (fluctuance is a wave-like feeling on palpating skin o...

    Intraosseous Infusion Professional

    Placing a bone marrow needle without using a sterile technique increases the risk of osteomyelitis and cellulitis. Inject a small amount of local anaesthetic into the skin and continue to ...

    Acne Conglobata and Rarer Forms of Acne Professional

    Painful splenomegaly, inflammatory arthralgia (this especially affects the hips and knees), bone pain, erythema nodosum and chronic aseptic multifocal osteomyelitis may be present. Acne fu...

    Actinomycosis Professional

    Infection may extend into local structures such as bone (periostitis and osteomyelitis) and muscle. Thoracic Accounts for 15-20% of cases. Infection usually results from aspira...

    Orthopaedic Problems in Childhood Professional

    Septic arthritis and osteomyelitis - this is commonly due to Staphylococcus aureus . Treatment is usually emergency aspiration, arthroscopy, drainage and debridement with antibiotic cover...

    Childhood Anaemia Professional

    Anaemia of chronic disease (eg, chronic pyelonephritis, chronic kidney disease, bacterial endocarditis, osteomyelitis) - due to impaired erythropoietin production. Anaemia can also be associ...

    Forensic Examination Professional

    Fractures : accidental or intentional fracture, birth trauma , congenital syphilis , leukaemia, osteogenesis imperfecta , osteomyelitis , rickets , scurvy . Head trauma : accidental...

    Mycetoma (Madura Foot) Professional

    Differential diagnosis The main differential diagnoses are chronic bacterial osteomyelitis , tuberculosis , or the early phase of Buruli ulcer . Other deep fungal infections such ...

    Ecthyma Professional

    Possible sequelae of secondary untreated S. aureus pyodermas include cellulitis, lymphangitis, bacteraemia, osteomyelitis and acute infective endocarditis . Some S. aureus strains prod...

    Spinal Disc Problems (including Red Flag Signs) Professional

    Red flags that suggest cancer or infection (such as discitis, vertebral osteomyelitis, or spinal epidural abscess) include: Onset in people older than 50 years, or younger than 20 years of a...

    Neck Pain (Cervicalgia) and Torticollis Professional

    Infection of the spine - eg,  osteomyelitis . Bone cancer involving the spine. Trauma - eg,  whiplash . Acute spasm: torticollis (see heading following 'Prognosis',...

    Pressure Sores Conditions

    Rarely, this infection can spread to the surrounding skin (cellulitis), to your blood (causing 'blood poisoning', or sepsis ), or it can spread to your bone underneath the pressure sore (caus...