Osteomilitis, por salmonella, de la columna dorsal. (Inglés)

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.

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