[Medico-surgical treatment of Pott's disease. Our attitude in Gabon].

  • P M Loembe
  • Published 1994 in
    The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le…


Twenty-six of 95 adults treated for tuberculous spondylitis, between 1982 and 1993, underwent surgery. Twenty-one exhibited neurological deficits: radicular deficits: 4, and progressive spinal cord syndromes: 17 (incomplete, 13, complete, of acute onset: 4). Vertebral body compression fracture was the most prominent finding. Indications for surgery were… (More)


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