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Titolo:
Management of spinal brucellosis and outcome of rehabilitation
Autore:
Nas, K; Gur, A; Kemaloglu, MS; Geyik, MF; Cevik, R; Buke, Y; Ceviz, A; Sarac, AJ; Aksu, Y;
Indirizzi:
Dicle Univ, Fac Med, Dept Neurosurg, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ Diyarbakir Turkey TR-21280 osurg, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ, Fac Med, Dept Infect Dis, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ Diyarbakir Turkey TR-21280 t Dis, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ, Fac Med, Dept Radiol, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ Diyarbakir Turkey TR-21280 adiol, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ, Tip Fak, Fizik Tedavi & Rehabil AD, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ Diyarbakir Turkey TR-21280 il AD, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
Titolo Testata:
SPINAL CORD
fascicolo: 4, volume: 39, anno: 2001,
pagine: 223 - 227
SICI:
1362-4393(200104)39:4<223:MOSBAO>2.0.ZU;2-7
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
SPONDYLITIS;
Keywords:
spinal brucellosis; management; rehabilitation; magnetic resonance imaging;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Clinical Medicine
Citazioni:
20
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Nas, K Dicle Univ, Tip Fak, Fizik Tedavi & Rehabil AD, TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey Dicle Univ Diyarbakir Turkey TR-21280 TR-21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
Citazione:
K. Nas et al., "Management of spinal brucellosis and outcome of rehabilitation", SPINAL CORD, 39(4), 2001, pp. 223-227

Abstract

Study Design: Review of cases. Objective: To review cases of brucellosis in order to clarify diagnostic guidelines, treatment regimes and prognsis. Setting: University Hospital, Turkey. Methods: Study of 11 patients (9 male, 2 female) with either brucellar spondylitis or epidural brucellar abscess. Diagnosis made on clinical presentation, laboratory findings, radiographic evidence and a minimum brucellar anti body of 1:160, a positive bacteriological culture and/ or histological finding of inflammation of granulomatous tissue. All patients were treated with a combination of oral antibiotics. Surgery was performed in 8 patients. Results: At least 6 months antibiotic therapy using Rifampicin and Doxycycline is recommended. Surgery is indicated in the presence of spinal instability, cord compression or radiculopathy. In our series eight patients required surgery. Conclusion: The patients complaining of back pain, particularly in endemicareas should be University Hospital, Turkey. Study of II patients (9 male,2 female) with either brucellar spondylitis or epidural investigated as possible cases of brucellosis.

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