Imaging of spondylodiscitis

Antonio Leone, Claudia Dell'Atti, Nicola Magarelli, Pamela Colelli, A. Balanika, Roberto Casale, Lorenzo Bonomo

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Abstract

Spinal infections (pyogenic or non-pyogenic) are increasing in incidence and are a common cause of morbidity in high-risk patients (elderly, immunocompromised patients, diabetic patients, drug addicts, and patients with sickle-cell disease).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-19
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Volume16 Suppl 2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Discitis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intervertebral Disc
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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