Intervertebral disc infection after lumbar chemonucleolysis: report of a case.

@article{Zeiger1986IntervertebralDI,
  title={Intervertebral disc infection after lumbar chemonucleolysis: report of a case.},
  author={H E Zeiger and E J Zampella},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={616-21}
}
Intervertebral disc space infection can be a serious and disabling complication of any procedure that affords entry for bacteria into the susceptible disc space. Most disc space infections occur after cervical or lumbar laminectomies. Discitis has been reported after myelography, lumbar puncture, paravertebral injection, and obstetrical epidural anesthesia… CONTINUE READING