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Table 1 Osteomyelitis scoring system-histology (Masson Goldner’s trichrome stain)

From: In vivo efficacy of tobramycin-loaded synthetic calcium phosphate beads in a rabbit model of staphylococcal osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis grade Morphological changes
0 No histopathological changes
1 Mild periosteal inflammation
2 Severe periosteal inflammation
3 Acute intra-medullar inflammation
4 Chronic intra-medullar inflammation
5 Bone necrosis