Imaging in Spondylodiskitis.

  title={Imaging in Spondylodiskitis.},
  author={Elena Prodi and Roberto Grassi and Francesca Iacobellis and A Cianfoni},
  journal={Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America},
  volume={24 3},
Infections of the spine may involve different anatomic compartments, including intervertebral disks, vertebral bone, paraspinal soft tissues, epidural space, meninges, and spinal cord. This article focuses on the role of imaging in diagnosis and follow-up of infections of the intervertebral disk and vertebral bone, named respectively diskitis and spondylitis or vertebral osteomyelitis. Often, at the time of diagnosis, the infection already involves both structures; therefore the process is… CONTINUE READING


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