periostitis, periosteitis

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[periosteum + -itis]
Inflammation of the periosteum. Findings include pain over the affected part, esp. under pressure; fever; sweats; leukocytosis; skin inflammation, and rigidity of overlying muscles. Infectious diseases, esp. syphilis, and trauma cause this condition.
SYN: SEE: osteoperiostitis; SEE: periosteitis

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