Aspergillus discitis with acute disc abscess.

@article{Assaad1994AspergillusDW,
  title={Aspergillus discitis with acute disc abscess.},
  author={W Assaad and P S Nuchikat and Lee Cohen and J V Esguerra and Frederick C Whittier},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 19},
  pages={2226-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN Aspergillus osteomyelitis of the vertebral body and disc space is rare. This report discusses a case that occurred in an immunosuppressed 29-year-old man and reviews the pertinent medical literature. OBJECTIVES To review the management and treatment of Aspergillus osteomyelitis of the vertebral body and disc space. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The patient presented with acute neurologic compromise resulting from L5-S1 discitis and a large epidural soft tissue component secondary… CONTINUE READING

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