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inflammation of the periosteum.
diffuse periostitis widespread periostitis of the long bones.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Inflammation of the periosteum.
Synonym(s): periosteitis
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Inflammation of the periosteum.
Synonym(s): periosteitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


, periosteitis (per'ē-os-tī'tis, -tē-ītis)
Inflammation of the periosteum.
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(1) Friedberg considers trauma, with subsequent ossifying periosteitis and chronic inflammation, to be a predisposing factor.