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pott disease AND bracing

Tahziba Hussain
This is a case report of spinal tuberculosis which could not be diagnosed in the early stages. Individuals who work in hospital settings and suffer from psychological stress need to be aware of the various hospital acquired infections and consequences of late diagnoses. A CT scan is indicated to rule out the spinal involvement, at the beginning of a severe backache, which does not respond to painkillers, rest, and if X-ray is normal. It is of immense help and much of the problems like paraplegia and morbidity which are associated with this kind of extra - pulmonary tuberculosis, could be avoided...
March 2014: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
Fernando Maria de Benedictis, Patrizia Osimani, Ascanio Martino, Giancarlo Fabrizzi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2011: Pediatrics International: Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
Ali Bydon, Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock, Courtney Pendleton, Matthew J McGirt, Ziya L Gokaslan, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
STUDY DESIGN: Review of historical archival records. OBJECTIVE: Describe Harvey Cushing's patients with spinal pathology. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Harvey Cushing was a pioneer of modern surgery but his work on spine remains largely unknown. METHODS: Review of the Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1896 to 1912. RESULTS: This is the first time that Cushing's spinal cases while he was at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, including those with Pott disease, have been described...
August 1, 2011: Spine
R Parvin, M A Haque, M N Islam, C K Shaha, S N Uddin, S Sarkar, M B Hossain
A 16-month-old emaciated, immunized child presented with low-grade fever and progressive kyphosis with a right sided para-vertebral abscess for 9 months. During this period of illness the child had marked loss of appetite and progressive weight loss. There was history of contact with sputum smear positive father. A gibbus was present at thoraco-lumbar region with a cold abscess at the right side of the gibbus and signs of upper motor neuron lesion were found on lower limb examination. Diagnosis was supported by relevant investigations including MRI of dorsolumbar spine and treatment was started beforehand with anti-tubercular drugs...
July 2008: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
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