septic embolus


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septic embolus

An EMBOLUS containing bacteria.
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Furthermore, the acute onset of focal neurological deficits was secondary to a septic embolus causing a spinal artery infarction.
The pathogenesis of adult spondylodiscitis involves the occurrence of a septic embolus at the end arteries of the vertebral endplate, that results in a large infarct and subsequent spread of infection [6].
This finding could be attributed either to a septic embolus or to a cardio embolization related to chronic atrial fibrillation.