How to Define Discitis Osteomyelitis?

Q:
How to define discitis osteomyelitis?

A:
Discitis osteomyelitis is the inflammation between the intervertebral discs of your spine. It is relatively uncommon and mostly affects young children.

If you have discitis, you may have symptoms like stiffness in your back, fever, abdominal pain and discomfort, posture changes, etc.

People who have autoimmune disorder or weakened immune system, and who use intravenous drugs are at a higher risk of developing discitis osteomyelitis.

Keywords: discitis osteomyelitis; osteomyelitis discitis

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