Imaging of spondylodiscitis.

  title={Imaging of spondylodiscitis.},
  author={Antonio Maria Leone and Claudia Dell'Atti and Nicola Magarelli and Pamela Colelli and Alexia Balanika and Roberto Casale and Lorenzo Bonomo},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  volume={16 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND Spinal infections (pyogenic or non-pyogenic) are increasing in incidence and are a common cause of morbidity in high-risk patients (elderly, immunocompromised patients, diabetic patients, drug addicts, and patients with sickle-cell disease). AIM To provide an overview of the radiological features of spinal infections, focusing on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and to illustrate the differential diagnosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the spine imaging of 118 patients with… CONTINUE READING
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