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Infected Cervical Spine in Five Cases

  • E. Denaro
  • P. Kehr
Conference paper

Abstract

Infections of the cervical spine are rare. Published incidences for cervical infections is 3 to 4% of all infections of the spinal vertebrae. All types of pathogenic microorganisms can cause cervical spine infections but Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the Staphylococcus aureus are the most frequent pathogens found.

Keywords

Cervical Spine Vertebral Body Vertebral Artery Anterior Approach Epidural Abscess 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Denaro
    • 1
  • P. Kehr
    • 2
  1. 1.CataniaItaly
  2. 2.StrasbourgFrance

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