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by Badash M

Risk Factors

Factors that increase your chance of osteomyelitis include:


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases



Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation



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