Where can I learn more about osteomyelitis?

For more information on osteomyelitis, contact the following organizations:

  • NIH/National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
    One AMS Circle Bethesda MD 20892-3675
    (301) 495.4484
  • Back Pain Association of America, Inc.
    P.O. Box 135 Pasadena MD 21123-0135
    (410) 255.3633

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 11/28/2017.


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  • Grad YH, Ross JJ. Chapter 200. Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis. In: McKean SC, Ross JJ, Dressler DD, Brotman DJ, Ginsberg JS. eds. Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2012. library.ccf.org Accessed 3/13/2018.
  • State Government of Victoria. Better Health Channel. Osteomyelitis Accessed 3/13/2018.
  • Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA Patient Page: Osteomyelitis Accessed 3/13/2018.

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