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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Cases
Manuscript ID 59796
Country/Territory South Korea
Category Medicine, General and Internal
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Thoracic pyogenic infectious spondylitis presented as pneumothorax: A case report
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Mi-Kyung Cho, Byeong-Ju Lee, Jae-Hyeok Chang and Young-Mo Kim
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
Clinical Research Grant from Pusan National University Hospitial in 2020
Corresponding Author Byeong-Ju Lee, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, 179, Gudeok-ro, Seo-gu, Busan 49241, South Korea. lbjinishs@gmail.com
Key Words Chest pain; Pneumothorax; Pleural effusion; Neurologic deficits; Spondylitis; Case report
Core Tip Back or neck pain is the most common symptom in over 90% of pyogenic infectious spondylitis (PIS) cases. Anatomically, abscesses occur most often in the spine posterior region because lesions are more likely to develop in larger epidural spaces that contain infection-prone fat. However, in the case presented herein, the spinal abscess initially found in the anterior area of the T8–9 disc and anterior epidural space, spreading contiguously to the lung pleura and causing pleural effusion and pneumothorax. This difference in abscess location may explain the PIS presentation with nonspecific symptoms, such as chest pain and dyspnea.
Citation Cho MK, Lee BJ, Chang JH, Kim YM. Thoracic pyogenic infectious spondylitis presented as pneumothorax: A case report. World J Clin Cases 2021; In press
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