Spondylodiscitis and epidural abscess due to Candida albicans

Abstract

A 32-year-old woman, ¶addicted to heroin, presented with ¶a dorsal spondylodiscitis due to ¶Candida albicans associated with epidural abscess. Antimycotic treatment was successful, and no neurosurgical decompression was necessary. To our knowledge, this is the first case of documented epidural ¶involvement in candidal spondylodiscitis. The diagnosis of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005860050013

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