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Fig. 2 | BMC Infectious Diseases

Fig. 2

From: Surgical outcomes of infectious spondylitis after vertebroplasty, and comparisons between pyogenic and tuberculosis

Fig. 2

A case represented pyogenic spondylitis after VP. Initial radiographic images and MRI revealed L2 compression fracture (a, b, c). L2 VP was performed first (d). Svere low back pain was appeared again one month later. Plain radiograph showed L2 collapse with L2 lower endplate erosion (e). Gallium scan revealed L2–3 infectious spondylitis (f). Reconstruction revision surgery was performed (g). Tissue culture showed Coag (−) Staphylococcus

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