pyarthrosis


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pyarthrosis

[¦pī·är′thrō·səs]
(medicine)
Suppuration involving a joint.
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They are; "grade O" = no open wound, "grade I" = a superficial ulcer without penetration to lower levels, "grade III" = lesion that penetrates deeper than grade II and there is an abscess, osteomyelitis, pyarthrosis, plantar space abscess, or infection of the tendon and tendon sheaths, "grade IV" = wet or dry gangrene in toes or forefoot, and "grade V" = gangrene involving the whole or portion of the foot that no local procedures are possible and amputation is indicated.