• Infection of the bone
  • Most often due to S Aurues

* sickle cell patients it is due to Salmonella

  • Neurtophils are destroying the bone and compromising vascular supply
    • devitalized bone is called sequestra
  • Chronic disease produces new reactive bone
    • this is called involucrum
  • Draining sunius tracts on skin surface
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