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.