Tuberculosis of the spine in Ilorin, Nigeria.


BACKGROUND Data on tuberculosis (TB) of the spine from Nigeria is scanty despite the endemicity of the disease. OBJECTIVE To highlight hospital data on spinal tuberculosis. DESIGN A ten-year retrospective study of records on spinal TB from the medical records, orthopaedic and medical wards was done. The clinical notes, radiographs and haematology… (More)


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@article{Solagberu2001TuberculosisOT, title={Tuberculosis of the spine in Ilorin, Nigeria.}, author={B A Solagberu and Raphael Omotayo Ayorinde}, journal={East African medical journal}, year={2001}, volume={78 4}, pages={197-9} }