Commentary
Volume 20 Issue 11 - 2021
The Vitiated Ossein-Bacterial Osteomyelitis
Anubha Bajaj*
Histopathologist in A.B. Diagnostics, New Delhi, India
*Corresponding Author: Anubha Bajaj, Histopathologist in A.B. Diagnostics, New Delhi, India.
Received: October 16, 2021; Published: October 29, 2021




Preface

Infection and inflammation of the bone, initially designated as osteomyelitis by Auguste Nelaton in 1844, occurs due to diverse pyogenic organisms, bacteria, fungi and mycobacteria. The infection may extend to encompassing tissue and occurs as an acute or chronic inflammation. Osteomyelitis is categorized into acute osteomyelitis, subacute osteomyelitis or chronic osteomyelitis contingent to clinical duration of disease.

Bacterial infection induces pyogenic osteomyelitis, a variant which is exceptionally delineated with the advent of contemporary antibiotics. Following the articulation of a sinus tract, an enlarged epidermal inclusion cyst layered with stratified squamous epithelium may be configured within the incriminated bone. Infrequently, the lining epithelium metamorphoses into well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, a malignancy which is accompanied by a superior prognosis.

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Citation: Anubha Bajaj. “The Vitiated Ossein-Bacterial Osteomyelitis”. EC Dental Science 20.11 (2021): 184-192.

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