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Eur Spine J. 2008 May;17(5):754-5. Epub 2007 Nov 15.

Salmonella paratyphi spondylitis: a case report.

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Orthopedic Department, Dubai Hospital, DOHMS, P.O. Box 7272, Dubai, UAE. pkthammanassery@dohms.gov.ae

Abstract

This is a case report of acute L3/4 vertebral osteomyelitis due to Salmonella paratyphi A confirmed by culture from vertebral needle biopsy. From a review of the literature this is the first reported case with bacteriological confirmation. The rarity of Salmonella paratyphi spondylitis and the options for treatment are discussed.

PMID:
18008092
PMCID:
PMC2367423
DOI:
10.1007/s00586-007-0536-2
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