What is Periostitis?

Periosteum is the thin layer of tissue covering the bone. This is resonsible for blood supply to the bone. Inflammation of the periosteum is called periostitis.

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I got hit on my shin bone about 6 weeks ago with a weighted kettle bell. There was immediate swelling on the area that was hit but I could...

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It seems that the bone lining is still swollen up. It is called as periostitis. It may also have resulted in a small fracture of the bone as...

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18 months ago, tI was in car accident. Shin hit console or dash of car. Diagnosed with hematoma & contusion. X-ray showed no fracture. Ten months...

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You had a hit on the shin 18 months ago. diagnosed with hematoma and...

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