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osteosclerosis of the pubic bone next to the symphysis, caused by trauma to that region, from pregnancy or instrumentation.
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os·te·i·tis pu·bis(os'tē-ī'tis pyū'bis)
Painful inflammation of the pubic bones near the midline, sometimes due to repeated overload of the adductor muscles or repetitive stress activities.
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A chronic osteitis due to repetitive stress to the symphysis pubis by the muscles that attach in the groin area, causing pain with simple daily movements and activities over the pubis symphysis. It occurs in such athletic activities as distance running, soccer, football, skating, and hockey. It is best treated with rest and anti-inflammatory medication.
See also: osteitis
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