[Spinous process osteomyelitis of the thoracic vertebrae 10 and 11 in a newborn infant].


A case of a newborn with osteomyelitis of the spinous processes 10 and 11 is presented. The first clinical sign was a dorsothoracal abscess. Radiologically a destruction of the 10th, later also the 11th spinous process could be demonstrated. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated. The clinical course was mild. The pathogenesis of the disease is discussed. Such… (More)


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