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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Calcific discitis is associated with inflammation and trauma [1] and is more common in children younger than 6-10 years of age.
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MRI revealed L5-S1 discitis (Figure 1) and transthoracic echocardiogram showed no evidence of endocarditis.
After 16 days, he was admitted into the rheumatology department for the suspicion of lumbar discitis and sepsis, but the blood cultures were positive for Salmonella group C.
Discitis was observed only in one patient in TDD, occurring 15 days after the procedure, and this patient was discharged without any sequela following antibiotic therapy.
Neurosurgical management of thoracic and lumbar vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis in adults: a review of 43 consecutive surgically treated patients.
Clasicamente estas infecciones por estreptococo del grupo B se han considerado mas frecuentes en adultos mayores de 65 anos, pero menos del 50 % de los casos de discitis reportados hasta la fecha han ocurrido en mayores de 60 anos (2-5).
Entre las complicaciones post-operatorias se registran infecciones de herida operatoria en 7 casos (2,23%) y solo 1 caso de discitis.
2 Transverse combined myelitis, degeneration meningitis of spinal b/I LLP, cord TB43 TF No Cerebral and N/A Left lacunar ischemic infarction stroke TB34 Sputum No Chest N/A No abnormality TB56 SF No Erosion of N/A Osteoporosis parts of metacarpal bone, lytic lesion of distal radius TB14 CSF No Mild 15 HIV bydrocepbalous infection (CD4 count/39 cells/pL) TB10 Bone No Marrow signal N/A Tubercular marrow- changes in C3- spondylitis biopsy C4 vertebral (cervica) bodies with Discitis Information was available for 12 of the 15 MPB64 PCR positive cases.
The couple were referred to Alder Hey straight away, where she was diagnosed with discitis, which is an infection of the spine.
Mary's death certificate records the causes of her death as discitis, a rare infection of the spinal tissue, recurrent urinary tract infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.