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Causes of Pyogenic Osteomyelitis

In this article we will discuss about the various Causes of Pyogenic Osteomyelitis. So, let’s get started.

Causes

Organism majorly responsible are Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Salmonella, Pseudomonas aeurogenosa, Escherichia coli etc.

Infection spread to bone site via blood stream

Infection post trauma

Infection due to infected prosthetics or implants.

Infection post surgery

Primary infection of the blood

Infection post fracture

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Symptoms of Osteomyelitis

In this article we will discuss about Various Symptoms of Osteomyelitis. So let’s get started.

Symptoms

Severe Pain, Swelling, Redness and Tenderness at the site of infection.
Irritability
Lethargy
Fatiguability
Painful Range of Motion
Pus Drainage at the site of infection
Fever, Chills and Sweating.

In the next article we will discuss about Diagnosis,Types and Causes of Osteomyelitis.

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