Osteoporosis vs. Osteomyelitis
Difference Between Osteoporosis and Osteomyelitis
(pathology) A disease, occurring especially in women following menopause, in which the bones become extremely porous and are subject to fracture.
(pathology) An infection of the bone
abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)