Brodie abscess


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Related to Brodie abscess: eburnation, osteomyelitis, metaphysis, involucrum, Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Bro·die ab·scess

(brō'dē),
a chronic abscess of bone surrounded by dense fibrous tissue and sclerotic bone; may represent area of resolved currently inactive suppuration.

Brodie abscess

A localised abscess that occurs in young males aged 10 to 20 in the metaphysis of long leg bones.
 
Clinical findings
Aching, boring pain of variable intensity, swelling and localised tenderness.

Bro·die ab·scess

(brō'dē ab'ses)
A chronic abscess of bone surrounded by dense fibrous tissue and sclerotic bone.

Brodie,

Sir Benjamin C., English surgeon, 1783-1862.
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