Serpiginous tract | definition of serpiginous tract by Medical dictionary
A descriptive term for a twisted, vermiform radiolucency surrounded by a sclerotic rim, seen in long bones in pyogenic osteomyelitis—caused by streptococci, staphylococci, Brucella spp or infarction—accompanied by intramedullary calcification
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serpiginous tract A descriptor for a twisted, vermiform radiolucency surrounded by a sclerotic rim, seen in long bones in pyogenic osteomyelitis–caused by streptococci, staphylococci,.Brucella spp or infarction accompanied by intramedullary calcification
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