[Postoperative lumbar discitis. Types, diagnosis and treatment].


Medical reports of 17 patients with discitis after lumbar disc operation (PD) were analyzed retrospectively. None of the patients had had previous lumbar disc operations. The diagnosis was confirmed by laminar tomography. The prevalence of PD was 2.75%. We found indications of bacterial infection in 82% of the cases. For all patients the infection was long… (More)


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