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  • I had chronic osteomyelitis in my left femur as a child.  I had extensive surgeries on the femur over a period of 10 years.  After many years of being OK excepting a bit of arthritis, I had a bad fall two months ago, hurting my lower back.  The pain has now gone into my hip and femur. I am wondering if this could have triggered anything relating to the osteomyelitis or would it be completely cured by now? Click here for answer

  • I have had pain in my right buttock and hip/spine for 3 years. I have had a few medical opinions regarding the cause. How is osteomyelitis diagnosed? Can if be identified through MRI or X-ray?  Click here for answer

  • I am trying to find more information about osteomyelitis. Can you provide me with the information that I need? Click here for answer