Disease Information for Brucella osteomyelitis of spine

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Chest Pain in Children
Fatigability
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Acute Back Pain
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Back Pain
Back Pain on Percussion/Spine
Back/Spine/Axial Pain
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Joint Pains
Joint pains Arthralgias in Elderly
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain in Elderly
Skeletal problems/symptoms/signs
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Swelling Low Back Area
Symmetric low back pain
Chronic Fatigue
Chronically ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fatigue Tiredness in Children
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever of unknown origin/chronic fever
Fever spikes every 10 days (undulant)
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Paralysis Progressive Legs Hips Painful
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Cattle/reservoir/vector
Exposure/Epidemiologic specific setting/exposure
Exposure/Ungulate Stock Vector
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Foreign rural
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Bone marrow culture abnormal
Microlab/Culture requires CO2 for growth
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Globulin, serum (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
CT Scan
MRI/Spine/vertebral STIR sequence
CT scan/Spine abnormal/Skeletal
CT Scan/Vertebral lesion
MRI/Spine/vertebral abscess/lesion
X-RAY
Xray/Sacroiliac joint density increased
Xray/Sacroiliitis, radiographic
Xray/Spine Abnormal
Xray/Vertebral lesion
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Osteosarcoma
Paget's disease (osteitis deformans)
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Subacute endocarditis, infective
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthritis Axial Skeleton
Brucellosis osteomyelitis/vertebra
Osteomyelitis
Sacroiliitis/Iliitis/Sacroiliac arthritis
Vertebral osteomyelitis
Chest Deformity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Aerobic bacteria (example)
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative rods (ex)
AGENT/Zoonosis disease (ex)
Class
CLASS/Vertebra/Spine disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous abscess/spine
Pathophysiology/Skeletal defomities/acquired
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antimicrobial medication/Prolonged treatment
RX/Doxycycline/Gentamycin combination
RX/Gentamycin (Garamycin)
RX/Streptomycin (generic)
Definition

Zoonosis infection caused by bacteria of the genus BRUCELLA mainly involving the reticuloendothelial system; This condition is characterized by fever, headache, weakness, malaise, and weight loss with backache, myalgias, chills and sweats hepatosplenomegaly; a prolonged course is usual; the source is animal products or exposure to livestock; agent is a pleomorphic fastidious gram negative rod

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