Discitis osteomyelitis (previous PLIF)

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


Previous multilevel fusion, no pain on moving right hip.

Patient Data

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

Previous posterior L1-L5 fusion with spondylodiscitis and osteomyelitis predominantly in the adjacent segment as well as psoas abscess and perirenal abscess.

Case Discussion

A case with extensive spondylodiscitis and osteomyelitis after posterior lumbar interbody fusion.

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