Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2018, Article ID 9076509, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9076509
Case Report

Pyogenic Spondylitis Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Associated with Tracheostomy followed by Resection of Ossification of the Anterior Longitudinal Ligament

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita 010-8543, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Michio Hongo; pj.ca.u-atika.dem.cod@ognohm

Received 29 October 2017; Accepted 17 January 2018; Published 18 February 2018

Academic Editor: Johannes Mayr

Copyright © 2018 Michio Hongo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. Forestier and J. Rotes-Querol, “Senile ankylosing hyperostosis of the spine,” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 321–330, 1950. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. J. Forestier and R. Lagier, “Ankylosing hyperostosis of the spine,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol. 74, no. 1, pp. 65–83, 1971. View at Google Scholar
  3. D. Resnick, S. R. Shaul, and J. M. Robins, “Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH): Forestier’s disease with extraspinal manifestations,” Radiology, vol. 115, no. 3, pp. 513–524, 1975. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. F. W. Gamache Jr. and R. M. Voorhies, “Hypertrophic cervical osteophytes causing dysphagia. A review,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 338–344, 1980. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. R. R. McCafferty, M. J. Harrison, L. B. Tamas, and M. V. Larkins, “Ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament and Forestier’s disease: an analysis of seven cases,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 13–17, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. D. Resnick, “Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis,” American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 130, no. 3, pp. 588-589, 1978. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. J. Song, J. Mizuno, and H. Nakagawa, “Clinical and radiological analysis of ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament causing dysphagia and hoarseness,” Neurosurgery, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 913–919, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. J. J. Verlaan, P. F. Boswijk, J. A. de Ru, W. J. A. Dhert, and F. Cumhur Oner, “Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis of the cervical spine: an underestimated cause of dysphagia and airway obstruction,” Spine Journal, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 1058–1067, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. Warnick, M. S. Sherman, and R. W. Lesser, “Aspiration pneumonia due to diffuse cervical hyperostosis,” Chest, vol. 98, no. 3, pp. 763-764, 1990. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. R. Giger, P. Dulguerov, and M. Payer, “Anterior cervical osteophytes causing dysphagia and dyspnea: an uncommon entity revisited,” Dysphagia, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 259–263, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  11. M. L. Carlson, D. J. Archibald, D. E. Graner, and J. L. Kasperbauer, “Surgical management of dysphagia and airway obstruction in patients with prominent ventral cervical osteophytes,” Dysphagia, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 34–40, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  12. J. Mizuno, H. Nakagawa, and J. Song, “Symptomatic ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament with stenosis of the cervical spine: a report of seven cases,” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Volume, vol. 87, no. 10, pp. 1375–1379, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. K. Ando, S. Imagama, N. Wakao et al., “Examination of the influence of ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament on symptom progression and surgical outcome of ossification of the thoracic ligamentum flavum: a multicenter study,” Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 147–153, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. E. Oppenlander, D. A. Orringer, F. La Marca et al., “Dysphagia due to anterior cervical hyperosteophytosis,” Surgical Neurology, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. 266–270, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. J. S. Hwang, C. K. Chough, and W. I. Joo, “Giant anterior cervical osteophyte leading to dysphagia,” Korean Journal of Spine, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 200–202, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. K. Miyamoto, S. Sugiyama, H. Hosoe, N. Iinuma, Y. Suzuki, and K. Shimizu, “Postsurgical recurrence of osteophytes causing dysphagia in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis,” European Spine Journal, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 1652–1658, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  17. Y. Robinson, A. L. Robinson, and C. Olerud, “Complications and survival after long posterior instrumentation of cervical and cervicothoracic fractures related to ankylosing spondylitis or diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis,” Spine, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. E227–E233, 2015. View at Google Scholar
  18. B. E. Northrup, A. R. Vaccaro, J. E. Rosen, R. A. Balderston, and J. M. Cotler, “Occurrence of infection in anterior cervical fusion for spinal cord injury after tracheostomy,” Spine, vol. 20, no. 22, pp. 2449–2453, 1995. View at Google Scholar