[Current aspects of Pott's disease in Tunisia. 29 cases].

@article{Meddeb2002CurrentAO,
  title={[Current aspects of Pott's disease in Tunisia. 29 cases].},
  author={Nihel Meddeb and Nadia Rammeh and Mohemed Kouni Chahed and H{\'e}la Sahli and Mohamed Elleuch and Elhem Ch{\'e}our and B{\'e}chir Zouari and Slah Sellami},
  journal={Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique},
  year={2002},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={269-71}
}
It is a retrospective study, reviewing all cases of vertebral tuberculosis recorded between 1989 and 1999 in La Rabta Hospital (Tunis). 29 patients have been included whose average age was 49 years. The main symptoms which appeared within a average period of six months were vertebral pain, associated with fever in half of the cases. The diagnosis of infectious spondylitis was made according to the results of Computer tomography in 26 cases. The diagnosis of infection was confirmed by… CONTINUE READING

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