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  1. Thoracolumbar infections in penetrating injuries to the spine.

    Article - En anglais

    The incidence of penetrating wounds to the spine has increased in the United States over the past 20 years.

    Spinal and extraspinal infections may complicate the management of the gunshot or stab wound injured patients.

    One must decide on the indication for use of exogenous steroids and surgical intervention.

    A detailed review of the experience at a single institution is presented.

    Spine surgery is infrequently necessary following a penetrating wound to the spine.

    Recommendations are give that are aimed at reducing the occurrence of spinal and extraspinal infections that result from a penetrating wound to the spine.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Plaie pénétrante, Arme ac feu, Arme blanche, Rachis dorsal, Rachis lombaire, Homme, Facteur risque, Bactériose, Infection, Spondylodiscite, Ostéite, Vertèbre, Disque intervertébral, Epidémiologie, Diagnostic, Traitement, Santé publique, Complication, Peau pathologie, Traumatisme, Ostéopathie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Penetrating injury, Fire arm, Side arm, Dorsal spine, Lumbar spine, Human, Risk factor, Bacteriosis, Infection, Spondylitis, Osteitis, Vertebra, Intervertebral disk, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complication, Skin disease, Trauma, Bone disease, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Spine disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0171090

    Code Inist : 002B05B02J. Création : 199608.