Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 217 - 222 2019-01-04

Extensive cranial, spinal and abdominal involvement in brucellosis: a case with review of the literature

Ali Murat Koç [1] , Yaprak Ünsal [2] , Hülya Mollamehmetoğlu [3] , Özgür Esen [4] , Rıfat Reha Bilgin [5]

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Brucellosis is still an endemic disease in certain parts of world. It’s clinical and radiological  features are crucial for an accurate diagnosis. Although systemic disease in brucellosis shows common typical features, it’s also very important to know the uncommon features of multisystemic involvement. Herein we present a case of brucellosis with unique imaging features of extensive cranial, spinal, abdominal involvement in a middle aged woman.

Brucella, spine, multisystemic, magnetic resonance imaging
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-6824-4990
Author: Ali Murat Koç (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Radiology, University of Health Sciences, İzmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1124-8939
Author: Yaprak Ünsal
Institution: Department of Neurology, University of Health Sciences, İzmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2435-5434
Author: Hülya Mollamehmetoğlu
Institution: Department of Radiology, University of Health Sciences, İzmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3831-262X
Author: Özgür Esen
Institution: Department of Radiology, University of Health Sciences, İzmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7571-9699
Author: Rıfat Reha Bilgin
Institution: Department of Neurology, University of Health Sciences, İzmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: January 4, 2019

EndNote %0 The European Research Journal Extensive cranial, spinal and abdominal involvement in brucellosis: a case with review of the literature %A Ali Murat Koç , Yaprak Ünsal , Hülya Mollamehmetoğlu , Özgür Esen , Rıfat Reha Bilgin %T Extensive cranial, spinal and abdominal involvement in brucellosis: a case with review of the literature %D 2019 %J The European Research Journal %P -2149-3189 %V 5 %N 1 %R doi: 10.18621/eurj.378485 %U 10.18621/eurj.378485