Osteomyelitis is a rare but serious bacterial infection of the bone, caused by Staphylococcus aureus. In this condition the bone gets infected and spreads to different parts of the body. Diabetic people are at a higher risk of getting this infection. This infection can occur to any individuals age. The primary step in treating this infection is diagnosing it at the right time. However this needs X- ray reports and blood sample of the patients. Antibiotics and surgery form the most common treatment methods used.
Last date updated on September, 2014