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Quadriplegia from Cervical Osteomyelodiscitis with Vertebral Collapse: A Case Report
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  • Danay Herrera-Hernandez,
  • Jose Acosta-Rullan,
  • Davide Fox,
  • Livasky Concepcion Perez,
  • Jessica Hughes
Danay Herrera-Hernandez
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital
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Jose Acosta-Rullan
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital
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Davide Fox
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital
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Livasky Concepcion Perez
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital
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Jessica Hughes
HCA Florida Aventura Hospital
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Abstract

We present a rare case of spontaneous osteodiscitis of the cervical spine complicated by epidural abscess/phlegmon, burst fracture, and spinal cord injury due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia in a patient with a history of intravenous drug use who presented with neck pain.
25 Aug 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Aug 2022Submission Checks Completed
26 Aug 2022Assigned to Editor
03 Sep 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
10 Sep 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Sep 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
18 Sep 20221st Revision Received
20 Sep 2022Assigned to Editor
20 Sep 2022Submission Checks Completed
20 Sep 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending