The London Spine Unit : innovative day surgery unit in LondonPublished articleA 67-year-old male presented to the hospital for lower back pain and left lower extremity radiculopathy. Although the patient was afebrile and white blood cell count was normal, MRI was concerning for discitis/osteomyelitis at L4-L5. Subsequently, the patient developed a right knee joint effusion and underwent an arthrocentesis that was notable for the presence of urate crystals. A systemic urate crystal arthropathy was proposed as a potential etiology for the patient’s back pain and…Lumbar Disc Replacement Expert. Best Spinal Surgeon UK
Keywords: Dual Energy CT; gout; neuroradiology; radiology; spine.
The London Spine Unit : innovative day surgery unit in LondonRead the original publication: A Case of Spinal Infectious Osteomyelitis Versus Gout: Advanced Imaging with Dual Energy CT