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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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We do not advise the use of bone anchors as they increase the risk for discitis and osteomyelitis.
Evidence of significant discitis and end plate destruction at L5/S1 level.
Spinal infections, like vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis, are rare in children.
To the Editor: Calcific discitis is a self-limiting cervical disc disease usually seen in children and uncommon in adults.[1] It can typically be cured by conservative treatment.[2] In this article, we reported a case of paralysis caused by thoracolumbar calcific discitis, with acute herniation.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the patient's spine confirmed multilevel discitis and osteomyelitis (T7-T9, L5-S1) with no cord compression.
These complications may manifest as wound infection, discitis, and dural tears with cerebrospinal fluid leak [9].
The patient underwent a CT-guided aspiration biopsy of the L4-L5 discitis and adjacent fluid collection, showing no growth on the culture.
The exclusion criteria were the presence of spinal stenosis; clear instabilities or deformities; chronic discogenic back pain; painless motor weakness and pyogenic discitis.
The involvement of the adjacent anatomical structures (vertebral body destruction, discitis, psoas abscess, and AEF) can accompany these features.
"Biomechanical responses due to discitis infection of a juvenile thoracolumbar spine using finite element modeling", Medical engineering & physics, 36.7, 938-943 (2014).
Complications of RBF include septic arthritis, endocarditis, and rarely discitis, as in our patient.