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Abstract

Few reports in the literature have documented ‘spontaneous’ vertebral osteomyelitis due to . Herein, we describe a case of lumbar osteomyelitis presenting as progressive back pain, but without a known port of entry or underlying pre-existing high-risk predisposing conditions. A low threshold for the consideration of infectious osteomyelitis is warranted in persons presenting with new, progressive back pain.

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