Discitis

Known as: Spondylodiscitis, Spondylodiskitides, Diskitis 
Inflammation of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC or disk space which may lead to disk erosion. Until recently, discitis has been defined as a nonbacterial… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Whipple's disease is a chronic, systemic infection caused by Tropheryma whipplei. Gene amplification, isolation and DNA… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECT Patients with deep wound infections complicating previously placed internal instrumentation have been successfully treated… (More)
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2001
2001
Discitis is uncommon in children and presents in different ways at different ages. It is most difficult to diagnose in the… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Whipple's disease is a rare bacterial infection that may involve any organ system in the body. It occurs primarily in Caucasian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate the diagnostic yield of computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous needle aspiration procedures in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) has been detected in sacroiliac joint biopsy specimens from patients with… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Five different subtypes of spondyloarthropathy (SpA) are now recognized. Clinical and radiologic involvement of the sacroiliac… (More)
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1990
1990
Discitis after discography is due to bacterial penetration into the intervertebral disc by a contaminated needle and has an… (More)
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1988
1988
A series of nine patients with post-discography discitis were evaluated to help delineate the clinical course. The most… (More)
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1988
1988
Although well described in the orthopaedic literature and some orthopaedic textbooks, postoperative discitis is regularly missed… (More)
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