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Discitis osteomyelitis

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


Homeless. Extensive IDVU.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Osteomyelitis/discits of C6/7 with destruction of the disc space, loss of height, and compression of adjacent cord by phlegmon. 

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