Fungal vertebral osteomyelitis (FVO) is an uncommon but aggressive disease that may cause spinal instability, neurological insult, and possible death. Little data about treatment strategies and patient outcomes exist. A retrospective review of medical and surgical management with follow-up of this disease was performed.
Zussman, BS, Benjamin M.; Penn, MS, David L.; and Harrop, MD, James S.
"Surgical Management of Fungal Vertebral Osteomyelitis,"
JHN Journal: Vol. 6
, Article 2.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jhnj/vol6/iss2/2