Cervical spine tuberculosis

Najmul Islam, M. Yaqoob Ahmedani

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We present a case that showed extensive tuberculous cervical, first thoracic and fifth lumbar vertebrae involvement. The involvement was non-contiguous with relative sparing of the inter-vertebral discs and involvement of posterior element. Diagnosis was made on histology. Patient received anti-tuberculosis treatment and showed remarkable response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-500
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2004


  • Spine
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vertebral body


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