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Vol. 52, No. 4, 2004, pp. 499-500
Bioline Code: ni04167
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 52, No. 4, 2004, pp. 499-500
© Copyright 2004 Neurology India.
Case Report - Salmonella spinal osteomyelitis: A case report and review of literature|
Acharya Shankar, Bhatnagar Pallav
A case of vertebral osteomyelitis is presented where initial presumptive diagnosis of tuberculous infection was made on clinico-radiological grounds but eventually turned out to be Salmonella infection upon exploration, biopsy and culture. Patient recovered completely following debridement and appropriate antibiotics (fluoro-quinolones) for a period of six weeks. Internal fixation allowed early ambulation.
Salmonella, spinal, osteomyelitis
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