Neonatal Cervical Osteomyelitis with Bilateral Upper Limb Paresis

Elad Ben-Meir, Marina Rubinshtein, Itai Pessach, Galia Barkai, Nathan Keller, Chen Hoffman, Zeev Feldman, Gidi Paret

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Neonatal cervical osteomyelitis is extremely rare, with only a few cases having been reported. We report a neonate with cervical osteomyelitis and extensive inflammation of the surrounded tissues that caused nerve root compression and upper limb paresis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1013-1015
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • bacteremia
  • limb paresis
  • neonatal
  • vertebral osteomyelitis


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