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Spondylitis/spondylodiscitis

Abstract:

Spondylitis is an inflammation of the vertebral body. If the infection is manifested in the vertebral motor segment it is called spondylodiscitis, which can be divided into specific and nonspecific forms. It is clinically impressive that at the beginning of the disease, the patients who are quite often immunosuppressed suffer from localized, especially nocturnally exacerbated backache. The initial diagnostic work-up generally consists of clinical history, examination, laboratory tests, and (e...

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10.1007/s00117-006-1368-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Journal:
Radiologe
Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
480-485
Publication date:
2006-06-05
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ISSN:
0033-832X
URN:
uuid:202030f1-c29c-4b9e-81d7-0fb8ad7a5401
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322476
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pubs:322476
Language:
German
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