Salmonella Spondylodiscitis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease –– A Case Report

  • Suresh S Pillai Consultant Spine Surgeon and HOD, Department of Orthopedics, Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut
  • Arun Kumar Resident, Department of Orthopedics, Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut
  • Radhesh Nambiar Consultant, Department of Orthopedics, Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut

Abstract

Spondylodiscitis is usually caused by Staph. Aureus. Salmonella spondylodiscitis is a rare condition that is more prevalent in patients with sickle cell anaemia or immunosuppression. We report a case of back pain of 3 months duration which was ultimately diagnosed as Salmonella Spondylodiscitis and managed medically.

Published
2018-01-10
How to Cite
S PILLAI, Suresh; KUMAR, Arun; NAMBIAR, Radhesh. Salmonella Spondylodiscitis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease –– A Case Report. Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics, [S.l.], v. 30, n. 1-2, p. 43–46, jan. 2018. Available at: <http://kjoonline.net/index.php/kjo/article/view/224>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2018.