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, diskitis
n. discitis, infl. de un disco.
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A second MRI, taken on day 13 of admission, showed discitis and osteomyelitis of the C3 and C4 vertebrae, return of the retropharyngeal collection, and enlargement of the psoas and epidural collections, with evidence of compression of the distal cord.
Immediate postoperative complications were rare (port-site hernia [2], discitis [1], ileus [1], and ulnar neuropraxia [3]).[16] The limitations of robotic surgery as the laparoscopic surgery were severe intra-abdominal adhesions or enlarged abdominal lesions.
Numerous case series have shown potential applications in patients with complex pathology including burst fractures, (101) BMP related heterotopic ossification, (35,102) synovial cysts, (103,104) migrated hardware, (35) discitis, (37) spinal cord untethering, (105) and tumors.
Management of infectious discitis. Outcome in one hundred and eight patients in a university hospital.
However, the literature data suggest that surgical cyst excision may bear some serious risks including dural laceration, cerebrospinal fluid leak, epidural hematoma, spinal instability, discitis, neurological injury, and other problems caused by general anesthesia.[9,10] Thus, our case who tolerated the procedure well without any complication, demonstrates that the facet joint cyst rupture may be an alternative to surgery.
Among the reported cases, the most common complications included rupture of the aneurysm (10/57), psoas abscess (6/57), aneurysmal abscess (2/57), and discitis (1/57).
(9) In a study performed in Taiwan, patients with community acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis were more likely to have preceding infections such as pyogenic liver abscess, septic endophthalmitis, pneumonia, otitis media, urinary tract infection, lumbar discitis and perianal abscess, (8) while hospital acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis cases were more likely to have undergone neurosurgical procedures.
(31) Reported complications of minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy include gastrointestinal or genitourinary injury, bowel obstruction or ileus, incisional hernia, vascular injury, discitis or osteomyelitis, conversion to open procedure, and mesh exposure.
There were no occurrences of infections, discitis, paresis, dural tears, vascular injuries, or systemic complications until the latest follow-up.
The patient is a 65 year-old male with a past medical history significant for coronary artery disease (status post a drug-eluting stent to his right coronary artery in 2011, with occluded left circumflex), paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (status post ablation in 2015, rhythm controlled, on apixaban), abdominal aortic aneurysm (status post endovascular repair), diabetes mellitus (A1C of 6%), polymyalgia rheumatica on chronic prednisone, and colon cancer (status post resection), who was admitted to the General Medicine Service for lumbar 5-sacral 1 discitis. Cardiology was consulted for chest pain.
MRI of the sacral, lumbar, and thoracic spine on hospital day 4 demonstrated diffuse leptomeningeal and pial enhancement, as well as a 5 mm subdural fluid collection; there was no evidence of discitis or osteomyelitis.
Agbeni vertebral osteomyelitis, discitis, and epidural abscess following a traumatic fall.