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Widespread use of poliovirus vaccines has lead to a dramatic decline on the incidence of paralytic poliomyelitis in the Western Hemisphere. In Italy, the use of live attenuated vaccine (OPV) has lead to virtual eradication of poliomyelitis. However, wild poliovirus is still endemic in some less developed countries, and there is still a risk of importation(More)
Exhaustive clinicoradiologic and computed tomographic (CT) analysis of 114 cases of spinal tuberculosis seen between January 1983 and January 1989 is presented. The mechanisms of the spinal involvement are reviewed. CT helped to diagnose cases of spinal tuberculosis in their initial stages. Inaccessible fixed areas of spine were seen with ease on axial(More)
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