Tuberculosis of spine (C1 to D4)

  title={Tuberculosis of spine (C1 to D4)},
  author={A. K. Jain and Suresh Kumar Angurana and S M Tuli},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Clinical data: Thirty-one patients with 33 lesions of spinal tuberculosis (C1–D4) are reported. The distribution of lesions was C1–C2 (11), C3–C6 (13), C7–D4 (9). Neurological complications were present in 6 (55%), 8 (61%) and 7 (78%) in each region respectively. Diagnosis: Increase in the prevertebral soft tissue shadow in a standard radiograph was a useful guide to resort to CT Scan/MRI to diagnose tuberculosis of C1 and C2 region at an early (pre-subluxation) stage. The diagnosis of TB spine… CONTINUE READING
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