[Cervical spondylodiscitis inoculation revealed by abdominal infection].

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[Cervical spondylodiscitis inoculation revealed by abdominal infection].

Ann Biol Clin (Paris). 2013 Jul-Aug;71(4):472-4

Authors: Labbé F, Frénoy E, Bousta M

Abstract
We report a patient who presented successively peritonis concomitant bacteriema with Staphylococcus aureus then meningitis and finally a bone and joint infection. All the infections are associated with the same germ. This patient of 40 years suffers of diabet mellitus and has history of neck pain and cervical spondylosis. For this, he received corticosteroid injection locally one year before his hospitalization.

PMID: 23906578 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]