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Lumbar discitis infection

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I have been diagnosed with discitis and chronic osteomyelitis . The infection is in the T12, L1 ... does show infection. I have been started on two antibiotics, cubicin daily (intravenously) and Levaquin ...

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A month and a half ago I had my 17th lumbar puncture . My lower back started hurting right after. I ... and L5 showed swelling, discitis , and thickening of the derum (spelling?). They did a bone biopsy ...

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lower back pain . I was diagnosed with discitis , a biopset was taken from an area of infection ... two weeks later I was rushed back into hospital with an infection in my Hickman which was removed ...

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I have been diagnosed with discitis . I had a Gallium scan and it showed the inflammation coming from the area between T12 and L1. I also had a need biopsy of the disc area and of the bone. I am ...

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Could you please tell me if this MRI scan i had done recently is bad?? 3.0 T MRI CERVICAL SPINE (1 Part) of 08-MAR-2011: Clinical Details: Cervical spondylosis for MRI assessment. Findings: Somewhat severe cervical spondylosis and discal...

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Hello. My name is Megan Loy. In a short version...I was diagnosed with Osteomylitis and Diskitis... Ive been in the hospital and the nursing home for about 6 months on antibiotics. The infection is gone ...

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STEP I NEED TOOK. INFECTIVE SPONDYLO DISCITIS OF L2 AND L3 VERTEBRAE WITH ASSOCIATED PRE, BILATERAL ...

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hello doctor , I am having infective spondylitis D11/D12 discitis. I am taking medicine R-cinex 600 mg, pyrazinamide 750 mg, ethambutol 1000 mg and pyridoxine 10 mg since last three months. I have ...

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My MRI recently showed surrounding soft tissue edema, there is some suspicion for discitis between L4-L5. Dr said 2nd MRI showed in layman s term an abscess and had to be removed, along with other ...

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I had a lumbar discetomy of L4-L5 11/12 and still have major back pain. My MRI suggest discitis so ... yet to receive a diagnosis because the results are always negative for infection but still no progress ...

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that could but then gave him a bone scan and the query discitis osteomyilites . wat would it be and wat would ...

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-5 level needs to be further evaluated with contrast-enhanced MRI as discitis cannot be excluded ... at the lumbar spine ...

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in bilateral hip SI joints. IMPRESSION. a. Findings consistent with infective spondylitus and discitis. Minimal ... in T2 weighted images. loss of lumbar lordosis is noted Disc buldge noted at L4-L5 and L5 S1 levels. b ...

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adjacent interverterbral disc, possibility of low grade infection- infective spondylo- discitis appears ...

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with minimal associated perivertebral soft tissue contiguous to both psoas. Features are suggestive of spondylo-discitis which may be inflammatory/ infective and koch s needs to be ruled out. A fracture? pathological seen ...

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doctor1 MD

Hi gone through your query and understood your concerns. The most common causes for T12-L1 spinal pain are Disc herniation (prolapsed intervertebral disc),Degenerative disc disease,infection (discitis). Thank you