Secondary disc space infection presented as an acute abdomen

M. Kamhin, A. Ganel, G. Ben-Ary, H. Waisbrod

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This paper presents the typical symptomatology of an acute abdomen characterized secondary disc space infection in a 40-year-old male. A negative laparotomy directed towards further search. There was a diagnosis of disc space infection, which was treated by evacuation of abscess and anterior spinal fusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)134-136
Number of pages3
JournalOrthopaedic Review
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes


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