Vertebral osteomyelitis combined streptococcal viridans endocarditis.

@article{Lee2003VertebralOC,
  title={Vertebral osteomyelitis combined streptococcal viridans endocarditis.},
  author={Kuo-Chen Lee and Yi-Ting Tsai and Chih-yuan Lin and Chien-Sung Tsai},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={125-7}
}
Endocarditis may be difficult to diagnose in patients with osteomyelitis in an early stage because they usually are treated for fever, bone pain and stiffness in the outpatient department. Herein we report an uncommon patient who developed severe lower back pain sustained for 2 months, and streptococcal viridans infected vertebral osteomyelitis combined… CONTINUE READING