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Volume 4, Number 12, December 2013, pages 782-784

A Case of Spondylodiscitis due to Bacteroides Fragilis in Febrile Patient With Past Thoracic Vertebral Trauma


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Images of patient’s thoracic spine demonstrating the presence of inflammatory process in the intervertebral disc between T6 and T7. CT (A), PET (B), and fused (C) coronal view; CT (D), PET (E), and fused (F) sagittal view; CT (G), PET (H), and fused (I) transaxial view.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. T2-weighted sagittal image of patient’s thoracic spine showing hyperintense signal in T6 and T7 vertebral bodies and in the corresponding intervertebral disc.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Post-gadolinium T1-weighted MRI sagittal image demonstrating avid enhancement of the lesions in T6-T7 and intervertebral disc associated with the presence of an extradural collection.