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Periostitis: Introduction

Periostitis: Inflammation of the periosteum (outside layer) of the bone. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Periostitis is available below.

Symptoms of Periostitis

  • Pain in the front of lower leg
  • Exacerbation of symptoms with repetitive activity
  • Symptom improvement with rest
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Periostitis

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Causes of Periostitis

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Definitions of Periostitis:

Inflammation of the periosteum. The condition is generally chronic, and is marked by tenderness and swelling of the bone and an aching pain. Acute periostitis is due to infection, is characterized by diffuse suppuration, severe pain, and constitutional symptoms, and usually results in necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)


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