Infection of a Charcot spine. A case report.

  title={Infection of a Charcot spine. A case report.},
  author={Jane Pritchard and Michael F Coscia},
  volume={18 6},
Charcot spine is an unusual neuropathic arthropathy that may be found in patients with complete neurologic lesions of the spinal cord. The case presented represents a progressive destructive lesion of a Charcot spine, which, on extensive investigation and subsequent surgical arthrodesis, demonstrated an infectious process. Infection must be considered as a possible etiology in a destructive lesion of a Charcot spine. 

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