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  • involvement
  • However, extensive involvement of all spinal levels with extraspinal tubercular osteomyelitis is extremely rare [ 3 , 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Moon found that in HIV-negative patients between 3% and 5% will have skeletal involvement while up to 60% of HIV-positive patients will have skeletal involvement. (scielo.org.za)
  • chemotherapy
  • Early detection of MDR spinal tuberculosis using highly sensitive CBNAAT test would be helpful to avoid consequences of inappropriate chemotherapy and would result in favourable outcomes. (ijoro.org)
  • Management of drug-resistant spinal tuberculosis with a combination of surgery and individualised chemotherapy:a retrospective analysis of thirty-five patients Int Orthop (SICOT). (ijoro.org)
  • adult
  • Here, we present a case of disseminated tuberculosis in an adult immunocompetent man presenting with morphologically different types of cutaneous lesions (i.e., multiple subcutaneous abcesses and multiple noduloulcerative lesions with discharging sinuses with seropurulent fluid). (jcadonline.com)
  • pulmonary
  • He denied history of cough or hemoptysis, though family history included pulmonary tuberculosis. (hindawi.com)
  • for every 300 cases of pulmonary TB, one case of skeletal TB is seen. (scielo.org.za)
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is the most common cause of chronic infectious diseases, afflicting up to one-third of the world's population and most commonly impacting the pulmonary system. (jcadonline.com)
  • Conclusion
  • CONCLUSION: Patients with spinal TB in our setting tended to present late and with advanced disease. (ac.ke)
  • molecular
  • Xpert® MTB/RIF assay: development, evaluation and implementation of a new rapid molecular diagnostic for tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance Future Microbiol. (ijoro.org)
  • chronic
  • General asthenia occurs in many chronic wasting diseases (such as tuberculosis and cancer), sleep disorders or chronic disorders of the heart, lungs or kidneys, and is probably most marked in diseases of the adrenal gland. (wikipedia.org)
  • a chronic illness that mimics tuberculosis or lung cancer, with symptoms of low-grade fever, a productive cough, night sweats, and weight loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • True muscle weakness is a primary symptom of a variety of skeletal muscle diseases, including muscular dystrophy and inflammatory myopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pott's
  • Advances made in surgical technique during the 18th century, such as John Hunter's research on tendon healing and Percival Pott's work on spinal deformity steadily increased the range of new methods available for effective treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • these tissue cysts and even lesions can occur in the retinas, alveolar lining of the lungs (where an acute infection may mimic a Pneumocystis jirovecii infection), heart, skeletal muscle, and the central nervous system (CNS), including the brain. (wikipedia.org)