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which type of connective tissue is inflamed in cases of periostitis?


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Periostitis, also known as periostalgia, is the inflammation of periosteum membrane that surrounds the bone except at the epiphyseal ends of the long bone. The periosteum is a dense irregular connective tissue composed of an inner osteogenic and outer fibrous layer. The osteogenic layer contains osteoprogenit...

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