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Tuberculosis

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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Abstract

This chapter deals with the details of tuberculosis and concentrates on the disease affecting the various parts of the skeleton and the spine. Details of the various drugs used in its treatment and the resistant forms which have developed and their treatment. It also describes briefly the tuberculosis affection of individual bones.

Keywords

Skip lesions Paraplegia Kyphosis Multi-drug resistance TB PET-CT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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  1. 1.Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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