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All the following are aspects in the formation of a sequestrum except (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Dead cortex is gradually absorbed about its surface and is detached from living bone to form a sequestrum

B The erosive process is brought by a process of osteoclasis and causes a jagged irregular surface appearance

C The sequestrum has multiple openings through which exudates pass to the surface

D Separation of the dead from living bone may take many months

Ans. C

The sequestrum has multiple openings through which exudates pass to the surface

After formation of a sequestrum the surrounding living tries to wall of the infection by forming a thick dense wall the involucrum, which usually has multiple openings the cloacae through which exudates, bone debris and sequestra find exit

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