Tag Archive: Discitis And Vertebral Osteomyelitis

Jul 16

Discitis And Vertebral Osteomyelitis

The infection that affects the discs is called discitis. This disease is also referred to as “vertebral osteomyelitis.” This is because the bone of the vertebrae surrounding the disc is infected (osteomyelitis means infection in the bone). It is a potentially very serious injury that needs to be detected as soon as possible.

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