Pyogenic Spondylitis Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Associated with Tracheostomy followed by Resection of Ossification of the Anterior Longitudinal Ligament.
- Michio Hongo,
- Naohisa Miyakoshi,
- Masashi Fujii,
- Yuji Kasukawa,
- Yoshinori Ishikawa,
- Daisuke Kudo,
- Yoichi Shimada
Case Rep Orthop 2018 18;2018:9076509. Epub 2018 Feb 18.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita 010-8543, Japan.
Symptomatic ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament (OALL) is rare. However, when the osteophyte enlarges and obstructive symptoms occur, the patient may require surgery. We present a case of pyogenic spondylitis caused by methicillin-resistant associated with tracheostomy followed by resection of OALL. Read More