• Spine
  • Spine, hip, knee and elbow tuberculosis in children have been reported describing the outcome in relation to the radiological appearance at presentation. (scielo.org.za)
  • Jain AK (2010) Tuberculosis of the spine: a fresh look at an old disease. (springer.com)
  • Lee TC, Lu K, Yang LC, Huang HY, Liang CL (1999) Transpedicular instrumentation as an adjunct in the treatment of thoracolumbar and lumbar spine tuberculosis with early stage bone destruction. (springer.com)
  • Sundararaj GD, Behera S, Ravi V, Venkatesh K, Cherian VM, Lee V (2003) Role of posterior stabilisation in the management of tuberculosis of the dorsal and lumbar spine. (springer.com)
  • Tuberculosis can affect several tissues outside the lungs including the spine, a kind of tuberculous arthritis of the intervertebral joints. (wikipedia.org)
  • Non-operative - antituberculous drugs Analgesics Immobilization of the spine region using different types of braces and collars Surgery may be necessary, especially to drain spinal abscesses or debride bony lesions fully or to stabilize the spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2007 review found just two randomized clinical trials with at least one year-follow up found which compared chemotherapy plus surgery with chemotherapy alone for treating people diagnosed with active tuberculosis of the spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Søren Kierkegaard may have died from Pott disease according to professor Kaare Weismann and literature scientist Jens Staubrand Chick Webb, swing era drummer and band leader, was afflicted with tuberculosis of the spine as a child, which left him hunchbacked. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nutritional kyphosis can result from nutritional deficiencies, especially during childhood, such as vitamin D deficiency (producing rickets), which softens bones and results in curving of the spine and limbs under the child's body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joint, Bone, Spine: Revue du Rhumatisme. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • decompression
  • This New York Chiropractor blog is a journal of the day to day happenings of a New York Chiropractor and his New York Chiropractor clinic.Using the exclusive DRX 9000 he shares his results with this Non Surgical Spinal Decompression with all that are interested.This is an excellent treatment for those with a herniated disc and back pain. (blogspot.com)
  • Will every patient experience a positive outcome with spinal decompression and the DRX 9000? (blogspot.com)
  • She was diligent with her treatment protocol that involved spinal decompression, SOT blocking,Physical therapy on the SpineForce, Custom made corrective orthotics and home exercise. (blogspot.com)
  • When should I know treatment on spinal decompression is working? (blogspot.com)
  • anterior
  • Dai LY, Jiang LS, Wang W, Cui YM (2005) Single-stage anterior autogenous bone grafting and instrumentation in the surgical management of spinal tuberculosis. (springer.com)
  • Jin D, Qu D, Chen J, Zhang H (2004) One-stage anterior interbody autografting and instrumentation in primary surgical management of thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis. (springer.com)
  • The authors have focused their attention to the radiological durability of cervical sagittal alignment after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) using autologous bone grafting. (jcvjs.com)
  • curvature
  • Physical Therapy's primary objective is to strengthen the spinal tissues for either correcting the curvature to the maximum extent possible or contain further damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Braces provide support to the muscles and bones, as well as apply corrective pressure to reduce the curvature. (wikipedia.org)
  • rickets
  • The children were carefully selected and initially "boys under 10 and girls of any age or race, suffering from the chronic diseases which are benefited by a marine atmosphere, such as rickets, hip, spinal diseases, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • fractures
  • In cases of trauma, for example in compound skull fractures where fragments of bone are pushed into the substance of the brain, the cause of the abscess is obvious. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • With computed tomography (CT) scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is now possible to diagnose spinal tuberculosis at an early stage, differentiate it from other diseases, and objectively monitor the progress. (bmj.com)
  • trauma
  • Penetrating spinal trauma due to missile/gunshot injuries has been well reported in the literature and has remained the domain of military warfare more often. (jcvjs.com)
  • epidural
  • The MRI will reveal air changes in the disc and possibly even external involvement involving the bone or epidural regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (infliximab and etanercept) have level Ib evidence supporting large treatment effects for spinal pain and function in AS over at least 6 months. (bmj.com)
  • Thus, we realized the need to review the literature regarding spinal injuries with special emphasis on PSI and to study the recent guidelines for their treatment in light of our case. (jcvjs.com)
  • Die behandlung der knochenbrüche durch den praktischen arzt, 1926 - On treatment of bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thomas became interested in orthopedics and bone-setting at a young age and, after establishing his own practice, went on to expand the field into general treatment of fracture and other musculoskeletal problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • correction
  • Though, as the name implies, the discipline was initially developed with attention to children, the correction of spinal and bone deformities in all stages of life eventually became the cornerstone of orthopedic practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • acquired immune d
  • 1, 2 There has been a resurgence of tuberculosis in the developed world because of acquired immune deficiency syndrome, organ transplantation, immunosuppression, and immigration. (bmj.com)