What is Discitis?

Discitis is an inflammation of the vertebral disk space often related to infection. Infection of the disk space must be considered with vertebral osteomyelitis. Symptoms include severe back pain, leading to lack of mobility.

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hello sir gud morning my mother 55 yrs old, she has mri report like " MRI finding of lumbo sacral spine show paradiscal erosion with sclerosis &...

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I carefully read your mother's MRI report and would explain that it indicates degenerations of the bones of the vertebral column in the...

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I had a spinal tap abou 6 years ago. They stuck me close to 50 times cause couldn t get needle into my spine.. Could I be having back prIblems from...

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Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

A spinal tap at times may cause back pain due to the development of DISCITIS (infection in the intervertebral disc)...

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