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Discitis

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.010

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Discitis

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The sudden onset of refusal to walk in an otherwise healthy child can be perplexing. Discitis is an unusual condition that can be diagnosed with neuroimaging of the spine. Clinical and radiographical features of discitis are described.

Chapter.  824 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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