Spinal Discitis and Osteomyelitis: Sensitivity and Specificity
Introduction: Infection of the vertebral bodies, centered at the intervertebral disc. The infection often spreads to the prevertebral soft tissues and into the epidural space. It most commonly affects the lumbar spine.
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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Spinal Discitis and Osteomyelitis are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.