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2011 Primary pyogenic spondylitis following kyphoplasty

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Location: http://www.jmedicalcasereports.com/content/5/1/101

Description: Conclusion Pyogenic spondylitis is an extremely rare complication after kyphoplasty. When these patients develop recurrent back pain postoperatively, the diagnosis of pyogenic spondylitis must be considered.
Primary pyogenic spondylitis following kyphoplasty: a case report Markus D Schofer , Stefan Lakemeier , Christian D Peterlein , Thomas J Heyse and Markus Quante Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011, 5:101 (full text)

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Schofer et al
Institution: J Medical Case Reports
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Language: English

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