A case of Pott's disease in a 20-year-old military dependent

M. D. Grinkemeyer, R. C. LaBarre, M. J. Yaszemski, R. P. Klucznik, S. P. Blatt, D. M. Drehner

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Abstract

Tuberculous spondylitis (Pott's disease) is an uncommon complication of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection that may have serious consequences if the diagnosis is missed or delayed. A case of tuberculous spondylitis in a military dependent is presented. Clinical presentation, radiologic findings, laboratory findings, and treatment are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-260
Number of pages4
JournalMilitary medicine
Volume159
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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