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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 43(1); 2008 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2008;43(1): 45-47.
doi: https://doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2008.43.1.45
Cervical Spondylodiscitis Caused by Candida Albicans in Non-Immunocompromised Patient.
Hyung Ho Moon, Jae Hoon Kim, Byung Gwan Moon, Joo Seung Kim
Department of Neurosurgery, Eulji University, Eulji Hospital Seoul, Korea. grimi2@hanmail.net
ABSTRACT
Fungal infections of the spine are relatively uncommon. Moreover, cervical spondylodiscitis due to Candida albicans in non-immunocompromised patient is very rare. We report a case of Candida spondylodiscitis in a 64-year-old woman who complained of neck pain. The clinical feature and treatment option are presented with a review of pertinent literatures.
Key Words: Candida albicans; Cervical spine; Spondylodiscitis
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