Volume : V, Issue : VIII, August - 2015

SPINAL TUBERCULOSIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION

Dr Sandeep Inchanalkar, Dr Amit Garud

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We report a rare case of pre verteal cold abscess of dorsal spine in a 40 yr old man, who presented with neck swelling. He had a soft swelling in the right side of neck, progressively increasing. He also had imbalance and backache. On imaging it was tuberculosis of dorsal spine with formation of cold abscess and ascending in the neck. We drained the abscess from non dependant neck incision and the spine decompression done by D3–D laminectomy. The patient responded to this with ANTI TB chemotherapy.

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Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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DR SANDEEP INCHANALKAR, DR AMIT GARUD Spinal Tuberculosis: An Unusual Presentation Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.5, Issue : 8 August 2015


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