- Variant ofosteitis
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When the case is a serious one we have ample evidence to show that ostitis exists, and exists in a severe form.
For a fuller description of the changes occurring in these forms of ostitis, see Chapter XI.
Ostitis (ὀστέον, bone), or inflammation of bone, may be acute or chronic.