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osteitis

 [os″te-i´tis]
inflammation of bone, often with enlargement, tenderness, and a dull, aching pain.
alveolar osteitis dry socket.
condensing osteitis osteitis with hard deposits of earthy salts in affected bone.
osteitis defor´mans rarefying osteitis of unknown cause resulting in deformed bones of increased mass leading to bowing of the long bones and deformation of the flat bones. See also paget's disease.
osteitis fibro´sa cys´tica rarefying osteitis with fibrous degeneration and the formation of cysts and the presence of fibrous nodules on the affected bones, due to osteoclastic activity secondary to hyperparathyroidism. If a tumor of the parathyroid gland is the cause of the hyperparathyroidism, treatment includes removal of the tumor. When the disease is generalized, all the bones are affected (von recklinghausen's disease). Orthopedic surgery may be necessary to correct severe bone deformities.
osteitis fragi´litans osteogenesis imperfecta.
osteitis fungo´sa chronic osteitis in which the haversian canals are dilated and filled with granulation tissue.
rarefying osteitis a bone disease in which the inorganic matter is diminished and the hard bone becomes cancellated.

os·te·i·tis

(os'tē-ī'tis),
Inflammation of bone.
Synonym(s): ostitis
[osteo- + G. -itis, inflammation]

osteitis

/os·te·itis/ (os″te-i´tis) inflammation of bone.
condensing osteitis  osteitis with hard deposits of earthy salts in affected bone.
osteitis defor´mans  rarefying osteitis resulting in weakened, deformed bones of increased mass, which may lead to bowing of long bones and deformation of flat bones; when the bones of the skull are affected, deafness may result. Called also Paget's disease of bone.
osteitis fibro´sa cys´tica , osteitis fibro´sa cys´tica generalisa´ta, osteitis fibro´sa osteoplas´tica rarefying osteitis with fibrous degeneration and formation of cysts and with the presence of fibrous nodules on the affected bones, due to marked osteoclastic activity secondary to hyperparathyroidism.
osteitis fragi´litans  osteogenesis imperfecta.
osteitis fungo´sa  chronic osteitis in which the haversian canals are dilated and filled with granulation tissue.
parathyroid osteitis  o. fibrosa cystica.

osteitis

(ŏs′tē-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.

osteitis

[os′tē·ī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + itis, inflammation
an inflammation of bone caused by infection, degeneration, or trauma. Symptoms include swelling, tenderness, dull aching pain, and redness in the skin over the affected bone. Some kinds of osteitis are osteitis deformans and osteitis fibrosa cystica. See also osteomyelitis, Paget's disease.

os·te·i·tis

(os'tē-ī'tis)
Inflammation of bone.
Synonym(s): ostitis.
[osteo- + G. -itis, inflammation]

osteitis

Inflammation of bone. See also OSTEOMYELITIS.

osteitis

bone inflammation
  • osteitis deformans Paget's disease

  • osteitis fibrosa cystica Albright's disease

os·te·i·tis

(os'tē-ī'tis)
Inflammation of bone.
[osteo- + G. -itis, inflammation]

osteitis (os´tēī´tis),

n an inflammation of the bone; an inflammation of the haversian spaces, canals, and their branches but generally not of the medullary cavity. The disease is characterized by tenderness and a dull, aching pain. Enlargement of the bone may occur. Osteitis of the alveolar process after tooth extraction is commonly referred to as dry socket.
osteitis, alveolar localized,
osteitis, condensing,
n a chronic inflammation associated with some nonvital teeth or located in the site of extraction of such teeth, resulting in abnormally dense bone.
osteitis deformans
osteitis fibrosa cystica, generalized, (von Recklinghausen's disease of bone)
n 1. a disease caused by parathyroid adenomas and characterized by cystlike radiolucencies in the bones (including the jaws), loosening of teeth, localized swellings, giant cell lesions, increased blood calcium and phosphatase levels, and lowered blood phosphorus levels.
n 2. increased resorption and destruction of bone caused by primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism.

osteitis

inflammation of bone. The term is used to describe a number of conditions; for instance, advanced cases of brucellosis can lead to brucellar osteitis. See also osteomyelitis.

alveolar osteitis
necrosis of alveolar bone at the site of a tooth extraction. Called also dry socket.
osteitis deformans
osteitis causing deformity of bones.
osteitis fibrosa
osteitis fibrosa cystica
rarefying osteitis with fibrous degeneration and the formation of cysts and the presence of fibrous nodules on the affected bones, due to osteoclastic activity secondary to hyperparathyroidism. See also osteodystrophia fibrosa.
rarefying osteitis
a bone disease in which the inorganic matter is diminished and the hard bone becomes cancellated.
sclerosing osteitis
1. sclerosing nonsuppurative osteomyelitis.
2. condensing osteitis.
References in periodicals archive ?
2% chlorhexidine gluconate and amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid on the prevention of alveolar osteitis following mandibular third molar extractions.
The relationship between the indications for the surgical removal of impacted third molars and the incidence of alveolar osteitis.
36 Larsen PE: Alveolar osteitis after surgical removal of impacted mandibular third molars.
4 Alveolar osteitis has been recently defined as postoperative pain inside and around the extraction site which increases in severity at any time between the first and third day after the extraction accom- panied by a partial or total disintegrated blood clot within the alveolar socket with or without halitosis.
6 Alveolar osteitis remains one of the most common postoperative complications after dental extractions and it is a good model to study bone infections in the oral cavity.
The incidence of alveolar osteitis occurred in one patient of Group II (5%) whereas it was nil in Group I.
5% povidone iodine in control of postoperative pain and alveolar osteitis following the removal of impacted lower third molars.
12 Percent chlorhexidine rinse on the prevention of alveolar osteitis.
The effect of a chlorhexidine rinse on the incidence of alveolar osteitis following the surgical removal of impacted mandibular third molars.
It was concluded that immediate packing of extraction sockets with solcoseryl containing pack is beneficial in preventing alveolar osteitis.
This literature review summarizes the current understanding of etiology, pathogenesis, prevention and management of alveolar osteitis.