Disc space infection: a case report with MRI diagnosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Vertebral disc space infection is an uncommon cause of back pain. Physical findings may be unimpressive and laboratory evaluation may only disclose an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate. Magnetic resonance imaging is particularly useful, since it reveals abnormalities earlier than plain radiographs and is more precise than bone scan.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Morgenlander, JC; Rozear, MP

Published Date

  • October 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 42 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 983 - 986

PubMed ID

  • 2145732

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-838X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States