Patterns of disease on MRI in 53 children with tuberculous spondylitis and the role of gadolinium

@article{Andronikou2002PatternsOD,
  title={Patterns of disease on MRI in 53 children with tuberculous spondylitis and the role of gadolinium},
  author={Savvas Andronikou and Saaleha Jadwat and Hassan Douis},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={798-805}
}
Abstract Background. Tuberculosis (TB) of the spine is the most common site of osseous involvement and has a higher prevalence in developing nations with an increasing incidence in developed nations. There are few paediatric reports of TB spondylitis (TBS) that include MRI findings. Objective. To determine the MRI characteristics of TBS in children with special reference to gadolinium enhancement and findings on follow-up MRI. Materials and methods. A retrospective review of patient records and… CONTINUE READING