Osteomyelitis: Keys To Diagnosis And Treatment

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Author(s): 
Gina A. Hild, DPM, and Allan M. Boike, DPM, FACFAS

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   For further reading, see “Emerging Insights In Diagnosing And Treating Osteomyelitis” in the July 2012 issue of Podiatry Today.

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