vertebral osteomyelitis

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Abstract Number: 774

THE RING OF FIRE

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old female was referred for an infectious disease consultation for severe lower back pain, 40 lbs weight lost over 6 months and abnormal MRI imaging consistent with discitis. She was in excellent [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE RING OF FIRE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 928

Unrecognized Staphylococcal Vertebral Osteomyelitis and Epidural Abscess Leading to Meningitis, Infective Endocarditis, Cerebrovascular Accident, Sepsis and Death in a Previously Healthy Patient

Case Presentation: A 71-year-old Caucasian female with no known past medical history complained of insidious onset low back pain that became constant and severe, associated with generalized weakness and diffuse pain over the course of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unrecognized Staphylococcal Vertebral Osteomyelitis and Epidural Abscess Leading to Meningitis, Infective Endocarditis, Cerebrovascular Accident, Sepsis and Death in a Previously Healthy Patient