Osteomilitis por salmonella de la columna dorsal: una presentación excepcional.
S K Gupta, A Pandit, D G White and P D Evans
Department of Orthopaedics, Medicine and Microbiology, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, Pontyprid, UK
ABSTRACT A case of thoracic vertebral osteomyelitis due to Salmonella enteritidis phage type 2 in an immunocompetent patient is reported. The patient initially presented with abdominal, urinary and chest symptoms, which were followed by a large pleural effusion. The infection was successfully treated with ciprofloxacin. This is the only case of salmonella thoracic vertebral osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent patient reported in the English literature.