Espondilodiscitis cervical por Streptococcus agalactiae y síndrome de Parsonage-Turner secundario

  1. De la Guerra Acebal, Carla 1
  2. Moreno, Ana
  3. De la Peña, Mireia
  4. Álvarez de Castro, María
  5. Gurruchaga-Arrillaga, Nicólas
  1. 1 Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Mendaro, Mendaro, Guipuzcoa, España
Journal:
Revista CES Medicina

ISSN: 2215-9177 0120-8705

Year of publication: 2015

Issue Title: CES Medicina 29(1)

Volume: 29

Issue: 1

Pages: 101-108

Type: Article

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Abstract

Spondylodiscitis caused by streptococcus agalactiaehas been traditionally considered an infrequentdisease since S. agalactiae is a pathogenic microorganismconventionally in gestational and perinatalperiod. However it is producing an increasein the incidence of invasive infections in immunocompetentadults. Also Parsonage-Turner syndromeor brachial radiculitis is a rare disorder andis characterized by pain followed by weakness inthe distribution of the upper brachial plexus. Wereport one case and review the literature.