Discitis or diskitis is an infection in the intervertebral disc space that affects different age groups. It can be caused due to spinal tuberculosis and spread along spinal ligament to involve the adjacent anterior vertebral bodies, causing. can occur anywhere in the vertebral column but more commonly involves lumbar spine; single level involvement (65%); multiple contiguous levels (20%). Espondilodiscitis tuberculosa con tumoración lumbar. Tuberculous spondylodiskitis with lumbar tumor. María Cristina López-Sáncheza, Gabriela Calvo Arrojoa.

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Discitis, Kingella kingae, espondilitis infecciosa, infecciones osteoarticulares, osteomielitis vertebral.


J Child Orthop ; 4: Not infrequently, a WBC scan demonstrates cold spots, a non-specific finding. Diskitis, Kingella kingae, infectious spondylitis, bone and joint infection, vertebral osteomyelitis.

En la actualidad, los agentes causantes descritos con mayor frecuencia son Staphylococcus aureus, Kingella kingae y Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Often, the white blood cell count will be normal and the patient will be espondilodiscltis. Discitis or diskitis is an infection in the intervertebral disc space that affects different age groups. If untreated, the discitis may resolve on its own, causing spontaneous fusion of the intervertebral disc space, cause a chronic low grade infection, or progress to osteomyelitis and possibly even an epidural abscess. L5-S1 with epidural abscesses Case Log eespondilodiscitis Sign up.


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Pediatr Infect Dis J ; Tratamiento de la s enfermedades infecciosas. Some very young children may refuse to walk and arching of the back is possible. D ICD – Infectious diseases Vertebral column disorders.

Infecciones osteoarticulares por Kingella Kingae. Show all Show less. Case 14 Case Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile.

Pediatric Orthopedics in Practice. Se ha descrito resistencia a ciprofloxacina y cotrimoxazol y sensibilidad disminuida a cloxacilina. Araya I, Camponovo R.

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Case 18 Case In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Treatment usually includes antibioticsand reducing the mobility of the affected region, either with a back brace or a plaster cast.

Por el momento no hay estudios para establecer un protocolo de tratamiento de las infecciones por K. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin ; Subscribe to our Newsletter. Molecular diagnosis of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections by specific real-time PCR assay. Case 11 Case Views Read Edit View history. J Med Microbiol ; Edit article Share article View revision history.

Abstract During the last years, spondilodiskitis due to Kingella kingae has been a new target of interest, since it is the second agent that causes non tuberculous espondilodiskitis in children, after Staphylococcus aureus.


CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Infection and tumors of the spine in children. In adults it can lummbar to severe consequences such as sepsis or epidural abscess but can also spontaneously resolve, especially in children under 8 years of age.

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Diskitis in young children. Spinal curvature Kyphosis Lordosis Scoliosis. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Tuberculous spondylodiskitis with lumbar tumor. Kingella kingae spondylodiscitis in young children: A biopsy may be performed and helps with diagnosis in some cases but often an organism is not obtained. Isolda Budnik Ojeda isolbudnik gmail. If the patient is an adult many surgeons and doctors now recommend moving little and often and within the pain limits of the medication.

Its clinical presentation is very inespecific, sometimes with fever, espondilodidcitis or lumbar disconfort, nocturnal pain, altered walking and sedestation.