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osteitis

[‚ä·stē′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of bone.
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Condensing osteitis is a well-defined radiopaque lesion that typically appears around the apex of a necrotic tooth root.
In this report, we present a 28-year-old man with the regression of the condensing osteitis of the clavicle after the extraction of a decayed tooth.
The differential diagnoses of a clavicle swelling are numerous and include condensing osteitis [1], acute/chronic osteomyelitis, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO), sclerosing osteitis [2, 3], and hyperostosis.
In over 1,400 patients, he studied three different types of root-end infections, granulomas, cysts, and condensing osteitis, and he was surprised by what he discovered.