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Spinal Tuberculosis

  • Ghaydaa Ahmed Shehata
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter provides a brief discussion of spinal tuberculosis, including its definition, epidemiology, risk factors, pathophysiology, diagnosis, classification, treatment, and prognosis.

Keywords

Spinal infections Tuberculosis Pott’s disease  Extrapulmonary TB  Risk factors  Pathophysiology Prognosis Treatment Epidemiology Complications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ghaydaa Ahmed Shehata
    • 1
  1. 1.Assiut UniversityAssiut GovernorateEgypt

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