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Which of the following is NOT associated with chronic osteomyelitis



A Sequestrum
B Amyloidosis

C Myositis ossificans
D Metastatic abscess

Ans. C

Myositis ossificans

Complication of osteomyelitis

a. Sequestrum - A piece of dead bone,

b. Involucrum - it is a dense sclerotic bone surrounding the sequestrum, occurs due to new bone formation.

c. An acute exacerbation or 'flare up'

d. Growth abnormality - shortening lengthening and deformity

e. Pathological fracture

f. Joint stiffness

g. *Sinus - tract malignancy - squamous cell CA

h. Amyloidosis

i. Metastatic infection - generally in infants, and may involves other born, joints, serous cavity, the brain or lung. In some cases the infection may be multifocal from the outset.

j. Myositis - ossificans - Heterotopic ossification's in the muscles sometimes occurs after an injury, particularly dislocation of the elbow, or blow to brachialis, the deltoid or quadriceps. It is throught to be due to muscle damage, but it also occurs without a local injury in unconscious or paraplegic patients.

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