Vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis may occur together or (See "Osteomyelitis in adults: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis", section on.
PURPOSE: In adults, discitis most frequently follows spinal surgery. We report 16 adult patients with spontaneously occurring infectious discitis and compare.
We identified consecutive adult patients with infectious discitis. There were 49 men and 59 women with an average age of 67,5 (+/- 16,89).
The epidemiological distribution of discitis is bimodal with 2 peaks: children in the first and second decades of life and adults in the fifth and sixth decades of life -.
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