[Centrosomatic spinal tuberculosis: radiographic features in 10 cases].

@article{Ousehal2000CentrosomaticST,
  title={[Centrosomatic spinal tuberculosis: radiographic features in 10 cases].},
  author={Ahmed Ousehal and Arsalane Adil and A Abdelouafi and Rajesh Reddy Kadiri},
  journal={Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={247-52}
}
We report a series of 10 cases of centrosomatic tuberculosis of the spine. The mean age of the patients was 36 years. Plain x-rays of the spine showed isolated defects in 3 cases, a defect with wedge fracture in 3 and a wedge fracture alone in 2. A sequestrum was found in 2 cases and bony condensation around the defect in 6. A CT scan performed in 3 cases showed, in addition to the bone lesions, a perilesional bony condensation in all cases. Soft tissue abscess formation was noted in 1 case and… CONTINUE READING