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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 499--500

Salmonella spinal osteomyelitis: A case report and review of literature


Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajender Nagar, New Delhi - 110060, India

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Shankar Acharya
38, Engineers Enclave, Pitam Pura, New Delhi - 110034
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A case of vertebral osteomyelitis is presented where initial presumptive diagnosis of tuberculous infection was made on clinico-radiological grounds but eventually turned out to be Salmonella infection upon exploration, biopsy and culture. Patient recovered completely following debridement and appropriate antibiotics (fluoro-quinolones) for a period of six weeks. Internal fixation allowed early ambulation.






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