• vertebral body
  • The following are radiographic changes characteristic of spinal tuberculosis on plain radiography: Lytic destruction of anterior portion of vertebral body Increased anterior wedging Collapse of vertebral body Reactive sclerosis on a progressive lytic process Enlarged psoas shadow with or without calcification - Additional radiographic findings may include the following: Vertebral end plates are osteoporotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most common causes include iatrogenic lumbar punctures, burst fractures resulting in posterior migration of fragments of the vertebral body, severe disc herniations, spinal anaesthesia involving trauma from catheters and high local anaesthetic concentrations around the cauda equina, penetrating trauma such as knife wounds or ballistic trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • He was then referred to a tertiary spinal surgery unit. (scielo.org.za)
  • Delhi High Court directed AIIMS to provide immediate treatment to a 13-year-old boy suffering from spinal tuberculosis and asked not to delay the child's surgery by waiting for completion of formalities to get financial assistance from Delhi Arogya Nidhi/Kosh. (lex-warrier.in)
  • cervical
  • At 5 cm of cervical dilatation, she benefitted from combined spinal-epidural analgesia with strict aseptic conditions. (asahq.org)
  • inflammatory
  • Chronic spinal inflammatory conditions such as Paget disease, neurosarcoidosis, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, ankylosing spondylitis and chronic tuberculosis can cause it. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • A retrospective study was performed at a UK centre to identify the demographic and presenting features of a spinal TB population, their response to treatment, and the value of follow up MR studies. (bmj.com)
  • Thus, we should strengthen the census and treatment of spinal tuberculosis in Southwest China. (biomedsearch.com)
  • chemotherapy
  • Spinal MR performed between 6 and 12 months suggests that six months of chemotherapy (for a fully sensitive organism) may not be sufficient to achieve disease resolution. (bmj.com)
  • found
  • She was referred to the tertiary spinal unit where she was found to be pyrexial, confused and tachypnoeic. (scielo.org.za)