Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. The infection may be: In adults, the pelvis and the bones of the back are the most common sites. In children, the long bones are most likely to be affected. These are found in the arms and legs.
A fracture is a break in any bone in the body. There are different kinds of fractures: Fractures may also be described as:
A hip pointer is a bruise to the upper part of your hip. Many muscles, including abdominal muscles, attach at this site. A hip pointer can involve injury to bone and soft tissue.
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