Pyogenic cervical vertebral osteomyelitis.

Case report


Thacker AK, Radhakrishnan K, Maloo JC.

Neurology Unit, Medical University, Benghazi, Libya.

Br J Clin Pract. 1990 Dec;44(12):763-4.


A 54-year-old male with cervical spine osteomyelitis due to haematogenous spread of staphylococcal infection from an intravenous cannula is reported. A review of literature is presented to illustrate the diagnostic difficulties and neurological complications of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis.

Keywords: Pyogenic cervical vertebral osteomyelitis.