Gouty arthropathy of the cervical spine in a young adult

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摘要

We report a young man with gouty discitis of the cervical spine. To our knowledge, our patient is the youngest patient with cervical gouty discitis reported in the literature. The clinical manifestation was similar to that of cervical spondylosis with radiculopathy. Gouty discitis was diagnosed only when tophi in the disc were found during surgery and proved by pathologic study. Surgical decompression followed by optimization of pharmacologic treatment enabled good recovery from neurologic complications.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)180-182
頁數3
期刊Journal of the Chinese Medical Association
70
發行號4
出版狀態已發佈 - 四月 2007
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Discitis
Joint Diseases
Young Adult
Spine
Spondylosis
Surgical Decompression
Radiculopathy
Nervous System
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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