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Acute vertebral osteomyelitis complicating Streptococcus sanguis endocarditis.
  1. C Demers,
  2. M Tremblay,
  3. Y Lacourcière
  1. Department of Medicine, Le Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval, Québec, Canada.


    The first well documented case of acute pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis presenting as the initial manifestation of Streptococcus sanguis endocarditis is reported. The importance of suspecting vertebral osteomyelitis in the presence of disc infection and the diagnostic value of imaging procedures are underlined.

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