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Volume 4, Number 12, December 2013, pages 789-791

Streptococcus Intermedius Spondylodiscitis: An Unusual Presentation of Acute Back Pain in an Elderly Gentleman With Parkinson’s Disease


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (A) Sagittal CT scan demonstrating destruction of T11-T12 vertebral bodies and grade 1 spondylolisthesis of L4-L5. (B) Sagittal and (C) axial T2-weighted MRI scans of the thoracolumbar spine demonstrating regions of hyperintensity from T11-T12 and L4-L5 secondary to edema. There is marked destruction of intervertebral disc and vertebral column between T11-T12, an anterior epidural abscess extending from the posterior aspect of T11 and grade 1 spondylolisthesis of L4-L5 disc space.