sclerosing nonsuppurative osteomyelitis

sclerosing nonsuppurative osteomyelitis
chronic idiopathic osteomyelitis involving the long bones, particularly the tibia and femur, and characterized by a diffuse inflammatory reaction, increased density and spindle-shaped sclerotic thickening of the cortex, and an absence of suppuration; called also Garrй o., osteitis, or disease, and chronic nonsuppurative osteitis.

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