REPLY TO THOMA'S COMMENT ON NOVITZKY'S "MICROSCOPIC STUDY OF CANCELLOUS BONE AT THE ROOT ENDS OF DEAD TEETH"
- MAXILLOFACIAL INFECTIONS: Osteomyelitis and Osteoradionecrosis. Kushner, George M.; Alpert, Brian // Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p313
Chapter 17 of the book "Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" is presented. It focuses on osteomyelitis, an inflammation of the bone marrow with a tendency to progression, and osteoradionecrosis (ORN), one of the side effects of radiation therapy. It notes that osteomyelitis...
- Fever of unknown origin and isolated noncaseating granuloma of the marrow: Could this be sarcoidosis? Miller, Andrew C.; Chacko, Thomas; Rashid, Rashid M.; Ledford, Dennis K. // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p230
Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is both a clinical and a diagnostic challenge. Furthermore, an FUO case with isolated marrow noncaseating granuloma can further confound diagnosis. However, these two findings together may help narrow down the pathological possibilities. This article presents a case...
- Orthopaedic Case of the Month: Lower Leg Pain in a 41-year-old Woman. Kang, Seungcheol; Han, Ilkyu; Shin, Seung; Kim, Han-Soo // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jan2012, Vol. 470 Issue 1, p321
The article describes the case of a 41-year-old-woman with a history of left lower leg pain distributed from the midportion of the lower leg to the foot and ankle. She had a magnetic resonance (MR) scan at another hospital, which suggested chronic inflammation, shortly after the pain began....
- An unusual cause of bone marrow 18-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake. Chetty, M.; Denison, A.R.; Currie, G. P. // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Dec2009, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p887
The article describes the case of a 60-year-old patient presented with bone marrow 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake. The patient was a former smoker and was further examined after a history of malaise, weight loss and abnormal chest radiograph. Increased FDG uptake in the bone marrow was...
- medullitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1325
A definition of the medical term medullitis is presented. The term refers to inflammation of the marrow. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
- medulloarthritis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1325
A definition of the medical term medullo arthritis is presented. The term refers to the inflammation of marrow elements of bone ends. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
- Bone Marrow Granuloma in Typhoid Fever: A Morphological Approach and Literature Review. Muniraj, Kavitha; Padhi, Somanath; Phansalkar, Manjiri; Sivakumar, Periyasami; Varghese, Renu G’Boy; Kanungo, Reba // Case Reports in Infectious Diseases;2/19/2015, Vol. 2015, p1
Typhoid fever is one of the few bacterial infections in humans where bone marrow evaluation is routinely recommended. However, the morphological aspect of typhoid fever in bone marrow has been rarely described in the literature. We describe a 25-year-old male patient who presented with prolonged...
- Disseminated Fusarium infection originating from paronychia in a neutropenic patient: a case report and review of the literature. Bourgeois, G. P.; Cafardi, J. A.; Sellheyer, K. // Journal of Invasive Fungal Infections;2010, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p149
Fusarium is able to cause a range of diseases in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients. In this article, the case of a 38-year-old man with acute myelocytic leukemia who developed disseminated FusaHum infection originating from toenail paronychia is reported. In addition, general...
- myelosuppression. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p380
The article presents information on myelosuppression. The condition is a reduction in the production of blood cells by the bone marrow. It may cause abnormal bleeding or infection.