11-month-old child refuses to sit up

Melissa L. St. Germain, Kari A. Krenzer, Brian P. Hasley, Meera Varman

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Discitis and vertebral osteomyelitis are rare in children and require a high index of suspicion for the timely diagnosis. The diagnosis should be considered in a child who develops a limp or in an infant who displays a postural or positional preference.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)290-293
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Annals
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2008

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    St. Germain, M. L., Krenzer, K. A., Hasley, B. P., & Varman, M. (2008). 11-month-old child refuses to sit up. Pediatric Annals, 37(5), 290-293. https://doi.org/10.3928/00904481-20080501-04