11 Year Old With Right Sided Back Pain

Jonathan Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

July 27, 2004

Summary

11 year old with right sided back and lower extremity pain.

Each of the following may be seen in diskitis/vertebral osteomyelitis except:

  1. Paraspinous abscess

  2. Epidural abscess

  3. Increased disk space height

  4. Spread to multiple levels

  5. Intense disk enhancement following contrast on MRI

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