Estudiamos retrospectivamente las manifestaciones clínicas, biológicas radiológicas, así como el tratamiento y la evolución de las espondilodiscitis infecciosas. Request PDF | On May 1, , Roberto Oropesa Juanes and others published Espondilodiscitis infecciosa. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Espondilodiscitis infecciosa | Vertebral osteomyelitis is a rare entity. Its diagnosis is often difficult because of nonspecific .

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Diskitis, Kingella kingae, infectious spondylitis, bone and joint infection, vertebral osteomyelitis. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; The main treatment for spondylodiscitis is the intravenous administration of antibiotics followed by oral antibiotics, together with immobilization of the spine.

At the time of the first visit, 19 patients Isolated septic arthritis of the articular surface of the lumbar spine–the contribution of MRI. Changing pattern of bone and joint infections due to Staphylococcus aureus: Rev Med Chile ; Increasing frequency of vertebral osteomyelitis following Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Denmark Enter your login details below.

Its clinical presentation is very inespecific, sometimes with fever, abdominal or lumbar disconfort, nocturnal pain, altered walking and sedestation. The clinical evaluation included patient age, sex, signs and symptoms at initial presentation, time elapsed from the initial symptoms to the first consultation in our hospital, the presence of associated comorbidities, laboratory exams before and after treatment, the type of treatment administered, and complications resulting from the infection and the treatment.


It has as its aim to respond to the challenges currently posed by everything associated with infectious diseases, from a clinical, microbiological and public health perspective. The most common sites of entry were the urinary tract Spondylodiscitis is the term used to describe an infection that affects the intervertebral disc, vertebral body, or posterior arch of the vertebra.

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This free service is available to anyone who has published and whose publication is in Scopus. Original Articles Infectious spondylodiscitis: Despite technological advances in complementary exams, early diagnosis of spondylodiscitis remains a challenge. We define definitive antibiotic therapy as medication administered according to the results of a sensitivity profile of the etiological agent to specific drugs.

Molecular diagnosis of Kingella kingae osteoarticular espondilodisditis by specific real-time PCR assay. Surgical treatment of spondylodiscitis. Clin Orthop Relat Res.

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Treatment of hematogenous pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis with anterior debridement and primary bone grafting. Can J Neurol Sci.

Low-back pain and fever in a year-old man. Discitis, Kingella kingae, espondilitis infecciosa, infecciones osteoarticulares, osteomielitis vertebral. Researcher Academy Author Services Try out personalized alert features.

Other case series have demonstrated the role of diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for developing spine infections. Previous article Next article.

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CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year e. The journal fully endorses the goals of updating knowledge and facilitating the acquisition of key developments in internal medicine applied to clinical practice. The outcome was classified as follows:. Definitive espondilodisctis therapy was used in 25 Are blood cultures performed after disco-vertebral biopsy useful in patients with pyogenic infective spondylitis? Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Figure 5 The most commonly encountered pathogen was Staphylococcus aureus. Captures, Mentions, Social Media and Citations. None of the patients in our study acquired the infection in the hospital, i.

The predominance in males in this case series Espondilodisciis there are no established guidelines for treatment, before the suspicion, empiric antibiotic treatment should be started for good prognosis. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

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Spine ; 30 3: Imaging exams used in this study were plain radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging of the spine. Pediatr Clin North Am ; Abstract During the last years, spondilodiskitis due to Kingella kingae espondiloeiscitis been a new target of interest, since it is the second agent that causes non tuberculous espondilodiskitis in children, after Staphylococcus aureus.

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