Postoperative spondylodiscitis from Aspergillus fumigatus in immunocompetent subjects

J. Lenzi, A. Agrillo, A. Santoro, N. Marotta, G. P. Cantore

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Abstract

The authors describe a case of spondylodiscitis from Aspergillus fumigatus which occurred subsequent to surgery for lumbar disc herniation in a non-immunodepressed patient. The results obtained by combined medical and surgical treatment are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-85
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neurosurgical Sciences
Volume48
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

Keywords

  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Biopsy
  • Infectious disease
  • Spondylodiscitis
  • Surgery
  • Tomography, emission computed

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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