Tag: Lumbar

  • Spinal Pain (lumbar, dorsal, cervical)

    Spinal Pain (lumbar, dorsal, cervical)

    The diagnosis of spinal pain is particularly difficult because of the multitude of possible causes, some common to all levels of the spine, others specific to a given stage. This shows the importance of a diagnostic very systematic approach, based as much on clinical as imaging. DIAGNOSTIC: Physical examination: Examination: The precise examination: – The…

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Bacterial Meningitis

    Bacterial meningitis is an acute infection of the meninges may be complicated by brain damage and irreversible neurological and auditory effects. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency. The treatment relies on early parenteral antibiotic well penetrating the cerebrospinal fluid. Antibiotic therapy is probabilistic in the absence of identification of the organism or pending results found.…