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Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1993 Dec;18(16):2553-5.

Atypical mycobacterial vertebral osteomyelitis in a steroid-dependent adolescent. A case report.

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock.


Atypical mycobacterial infections are uncommon, particularly in the spine. The authors present the case of a patient with vertebral osteomyelitis secondary to Mycobacterium chelonae subspecies abscessus that was successfully treated with surgical debridement and stabilization, followed by chemotherapy.

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