Thoracic pyogenic infectious spondylitis presented as pneumothorax: A case report
Mi-Kyung Cho, Byeong-Ju Lee, Jae-Hyeok Chang, Young-Mo Kim, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan 49241, South Korea
Author contributions: Lee BJ and Cho MK conceived the report; Cho MK wrote the first draft with input from all authors; Kim YM, Lee BJ analyzed and interpreted the patient data regarding the disease; Chang JH and Lee BJ examined and approved the manuscript; all authors critically reviewed and issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
Supported by a Clinical Research Grant from Pusan National University Hospital in 2020.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report.
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Corresponding author: Byeong-Ju Lee, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, 179 Gudeok-ro, Seo-gu, Busan 49241, South Korea. email@example.com
Received: October 20, 2020
Peer-review started: October 20, 2020
First decision: December 13, 2020
Revised: December 27, 2020
Accepted: January 12, 2021
Article in press: January 12, 2021
Published online: February 26, 2021