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Discitis osteomyelitis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


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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Case information

rID: 4887
Published: 29th Oct 2008
Last edited: 6th Jun 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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