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Figure 2: Pyogenic spondylodiscitis — Sagittal T1,T2 and STIR images: Areas of altered signal intensity appearing iso intense on T1, mildly hyperintense on T2/STIR images are seen involving L1-2 and L4-5 vertebrae. Intervening discs show hyperintense signal on T2W images with bright disc sign s/o discitis. Patient had a pus discharging wound in lumbar region, culture revealed E. coli.

Figure 2: Pyogenic spondylodiscitis — Sagittal T1,T2 and STIR images: Areas of altered signal intensity appearing iso intense on T1, mildly hyperintense on T2/STIR images are seen involving L1-2 and L4-5 vertebrae. Intervening discs show hyperintense signal on T2W images with bright disc sign s/o discitis. Patient had a pus discharging wound in lumbar region, culture revealed E. coli.