ISSN Cat-scratch disease CSD is a relatively common acute and benign infectious disease caused by Bartonella henselae , with only a small proportion of patients showing extranodal manifestations. We present two patients, a 9-year old girl and a year old boy with CSD complicated by osteomyelitic envolvement of vertebra, sternon, skull and pelvis, paravertebral abscess, splenic enlargement and lymphadenopathy in one case, and severe vertebral envolvement with a destructive process in the other. Both were treated with clarithromycin in the first case rifampin was added , with a favorable clinical outcome and recovery in their radiological and scintigraphic images. We discuss the clinical features and management of both cases according to a review of previously. Keywords : Cat-scratch disease, Bartonella henselae , Osteomyelitis ; Spondilodiskitis ; Paravertebral abscess.
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Enfermedad de Pott con absceso paravertebral secundario: presentación de un caso en edad pediátrica
Spinal epidural abscess represents infection of the epidural space, located between the spinal dura mater and the vertebral periosteum. It can present with rapidly deteriorating neurological function due to compression. Imaging is best performed with MRI and emergency surgery is often required. Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon condition with an estimated incidence of per 10, hospital admissions. It has a peak incidence in the fifth-to-seventh decades of life with a male predominance, which might be due to predisposing conditions and risk factors that are more prevalent in older people 2. Risk factors include 3, 4 :. Many clinical features are non-specific, even in an acute case of a spinal epidural abscess, mainly if there are no demographic or epidemiological clues.
Psoas muscle abscess: bibliographic review. Palabras clave: Absceso. Due to the unspecific symptoms, she was initially treated as a renal colic. Ultrasound was the test that oriented us to the diagnosis. Percutaneous drainage was effective, checking the resolution using CT Scan.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. The clinical pattern starts with progressive pain in lower limbs to the point of disability, accompanied by increasing lumbar pain during deambulation, subsequently, time not specified, the patient exhibit a 2x2 cm thoracolumbar tumor with increasing size, hyperlordosis, scoliosis, weight loss. View PDF. Save to Library. Create Alert. Launch Research Feed.