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Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis [Supplementary Concept]

A type of osteomyelitis that occurs in children and is characterized by INFLAMMATION of the bones, especially with lesions at the metaphyses of the long bones; pain, and joint swelling. Patients may or may not present with fever. This disorder may occur alone or together with PSORIASIS or INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE; may also occur with Majeed Syndrome. OMIM: 259680

Date introduced: August 25, 2010

MeSH Unique ID: C535456

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Entry Terms:

  • Osteomyelitis, Chronic Multifocal
  • Chronic multifocal osteomyelitis
  • CRMO
  • Multifocal osteomyelitis, chronic

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