Salmonella Spondylodiscitis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease - Case Report and Literature Review

Habsi Salim AL, Kumar Renjit, Ghafri Khalifa AL, Subhi Abdulrahman AL, Malak Tamer
2020 Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Treatment  
Salmonella infection is significantly common in sickle cell patient compared with general population. Salmonella osteomyelitis in sickle cell patient is typically seen in the diaphysis of the long bones. We are presenting a case of salmonella spondylodiscitis in a homozygous sickle cell patient. The organism was isolated from the spine and was managed conservatively with antibiotic therapy as per susceptibility result. The treatment was guided by clinical and laboratory response.
doi:10.23937/2572-3243.1510086 fatcat:e4lw2gchbrhshl35dl3ble2oxm