Discitis or diskitis is an infection in the intervertebral disc space that affects different age groups. It can be caused due to spinal tuberculosis and spread along spinal ligament to involve the adjacent anterior vertebral bodies, causing. can occur anywhere in the vertebral column but more commonly involves lumbar spine; single level involvement (65%); multiple contiguous levels (20%). Espondilodiscitis tuberculosa con tumoración lumbar. Tuberculous spondylodiskitis with lumbar tumor. María Cristina López-Sáncheza, Gabriela Calvo Arrojoa.

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We describe a case of a 3 year old boy, who had this disease and then a review about spondilodiskitis in childhood and microbiological aspects of Kingella kingae. Erratum in J Clin Microbiol ; 47 9: Show all Show less.

Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. The classic appearance on multiphase bone scans is increased blood flow and pool activity and associated increased uptake on the standard delayed static images As such, infectious spondylodiscitis can virtually be espodnilodiscitis by a negative scan. C-reactive protein levels and ESR levels will be elevated and are useful for treatment. Rev Chil Infectol ; J Child Orthop ; 4: Bone and joint infections in children.


Discitis, Kingella kingae, espondilitis infecciosa, infecciones osteoarticulares, osteomielitis vertebral. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Isolda Budnik Ojeda isolbudnik gmail. Spine ; 30 3: In untreated cases, bony sclerosis may begin to appear in weeks.

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It is important to differentiate between spontaneous discitis which is usually from hematologic spread from a urinary or respiratory infection versus that from a post-operative complication which usually involves skin flora such as staph aureus. CT findings are similar to plain film but are more sensitive to earlier changes.

About Blog Go ad-free. Case 21 Case SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Treatment usually includes antibioticsand reducing the mobility of the affected region, either with a back brace or a plaster cast.

L5-S1 with epidural abscesses. En la actualidad, los agentes causantes descritos con mayor frecuencia son Staphylococcus aureus, Kingella kingae y Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Case 11 Case Nontuberculous spondylodiscitis in children.


L5-S1 with epidural abscesses Case Rev Med Chile ; Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Tuberculous spondylodiskitis with lumbar tumor. Case 4 Case 4. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In adults it can lead to severe consequences such as sepsis or epidural abscess but can also spontaneously resolve, especially in children under 8 years of age.

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Thank you for updating your details. The toddler refusing to weight-bear: Its clinical presentation is very inespecific, sometimes with fever, abdominal or lumbar disconfort, nocturnal pain, altered walking and sedestation. This is why disc patients are no longer told to bed rest.

Specificity is not as high 10,16but monitoring of treatment results is possible 9. Musculoskeletal infections in children: