Value of magnetic resonance imaging in brucellar spondylodiscitis

  title={Value of magnetic resonance imaging in brucellar spondylodiscitis},
  author={Xiaohui Yang and Qin Zhang and Xinghua Guo},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in patients with brucellar spondylodiscitis. Sixty-three patients with spondylodiscitis were diagnosed based on positive clinical findings, ≥1/160 titres of brucella agglutination tests and/or positive blood cultures. MR imaging was performed in all of the patients with spondylodiscitis. Signal changes and enhancement of vertebral bodies, involvement of paravertebral soft tissues and epidural spaces, nerve root… CONTINUE READING


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