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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:
Der Radiologe
Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
480-485
Publication date:
2006-06-05
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EISSN:
1432-2102
ISSN:
0033-832X
URN:
uuid:c5c4d8e2-1033-4b5a-af09-6b952c0e8123
Source identifiers:
322272
Local pid:
pubs:322272

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