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Hematogenous osteomyelitis complicating a closed compression fracture of the spine



Hematogenous osteomyelitis complicating a closed compression fracture of the spine



Journal of Spinal Disorders 1(2): 168-171



A case of hematogenous osteomyelitis of a vertebral body following a closed compression fracture is presented. Staphylococcus septicemia developed 7 days after the injury. In spite of prompt antibiotic treatment, osteomyelitis of the compressed T12 was recognized 5 weeks later. The role of indium white blood cell (WBC) scanning in establishing the diagnosis is highlighted.

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Accession: 040260786

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PMID: 2980074

DOI: 10.1097/00002517-198801020-00009


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