discitis


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diskitis

 [dis-ki´tis]
inflammation of a disk, especially of an intervertebral disk.

dis·ci·tis

(dis-kī'tis),
Inflammation of an intervertebral disc or disc space often related to infections.
Synonym(s): diskitis

discitis

Diskitis, spondylodiskitis Orthopedics Intervertebral disk/disk space inflammation that may lead to disk erosion Etiology Discography, myelography, lumbar puncture, paravertebral injection, obstetric epidural anesthesia, chymopapain chemonucleolysis, often accompanied by infection

dis·ci·tis

(dis-kī'tis)
Nonbacterial inflammation of an intervertebral disc or disc space.

discitis

Inflammation of the intervertebral disc space, usually from infection and often with an associated OSTEOMYELITIS of the vertebral body or bodies. Sometimes known as infective sponmdylodiscitis.
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An MRI scan of her spine shower L1/L2 discitis (figure 1) and she was commenced on intravenous antibiotics.
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Quae enim vestra doctrina est, quam discitis, quae unico imperatoris edicto tolli et mutari possit, et vos ex iurisconsultus voluntate unius inconsultos queat efficere.
Potential infections include meningitis and Staphylococcus aureus discitis (Shapiro & Scully, 1992), among others (Coplin, Avellino, Kim, Winn, & Grady, 1999).
The dynamic Wasps number eight ended up missing four months of last season after the infection led to discitis and then a catalogue of misfortune.