Infection of the bone–short and sweet, that is the definition of osteomyelitis. Associate Professor of Infectious Disease and International Medicine at USF Health, Sandra Gompf, MD joined me to answer a few questions about this topic, something she addresses in her handy guide, Gompf’s ID pearls.
During the discussion, Dr Gompf explains what the three basic types of osteomyelitis are, the different complications of the infection and what imaging studies are most useful in the diagnosis of osteomyelitis.
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