Citations with the tag: SPINE -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
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- Ikizlerde Spondiloepifizyal Displazi Tarda.
�ekmez, Ferhat; Pirgon, Mustafa zgr; Tanju, Ilhan Asya // Journal of Current Pediatrics / G�ncel Pediatri; 2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p97
Introduction: Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (SED) is a genetically heterogeneous disorder often associated with the early onset of osteoarthrosis. The X-linked recessive form (SEDL) affects boys and is characterized by reduced height, arm span exceeding total height, and barrel chest deformity....
- A need for the lateral full spine x-ray as a diagnostic complement to the A-P full spine view in chiropractic postural study.
Thompson, G. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association; Mar2001, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p9
Discusses the need for the lateral full spine x-ray as a diagnostic complement to the A-P full spine view in chiropractic postural study. Argument that the full-spine approach presents the best possible opportunity for its postural evaluation; Benefits of a full spine x-ray; Consideration when...
- Trauma to the ankylotic spine: imaging spectrum of vertebral and soft tissue injuries.
Aldo Gonzalez-Beicos; Diego NuÃ±ez; Alice Fung; Maria Sanchez; Helmuth Gahbauer // Emergency Radiology; Nov2007, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p371
AbstractÂ Â The objectives of the study were to review the clinical entities that can cause ankylosis of the spine and to illustrate the spectrum of traumatic injury patterns. Ankylosing spondylitis, diffuse idiopathic systemic hyperostosis, degenerative spondyloarthropathy, and spinal canal...
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis.
ROSE, DAN; HATZENBUEHLER, JOHN // American Family Physician; 11/15/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 10, following p903
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Diagnosis and Management of Osteomyelitis," by John Hatzenbuehler and Thomas J. Pulling in the November 1, 2011 issue.
- Magnetic resonance imaging of the head and spine: Effective for the clinician or the patient?
Dixon, A.K.; Southern, J.P.; Teale, A.; Freer, C.E.L.; Hall, L.D.; Williams, A.; Sims, C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 1/12/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6768, p79
Examines the influence of magnetic resonance imaging on the diagnosis and management plans of clinicians for patients with cranial and spinal problems in Great Britain. Changes in the quality of life of the patients; Proportion of patients considered suitable for curative treatment;...
- Dynamed's medical compression device increases MRI/CT accuracy.
Dixon, A.K.; Southern, J.P.; Teale, A.; Freer, C.E.L.; Hall, L.D.; Williams, A.; Sims, C. // Biotech Equipment Update; Jan2000, p5
Reports on DynaMed Inc.'s introduction of medical compression device to improve the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging/computer tomography examinations of the lower spine. Use of the DynaWell device as a diagnostic tool that provides the same load on the spine as when standing; Use of the...
- New Orleans Resident Rounds: Sudden Paralysis.
Garaudy, Andrea M.; Ward, Kenneth J.; Steele, Russell W. // Clinical Pediatrics; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p89
The article discusses the diagnosis of spinal epidural abscess with vertebral osteomyelitis. According to the author, infections of the spine are rare, but it is important to consider them as part of the differential diagnosis of acute and chronic back pain. Delay in diagnosis and treatment...
- Noninvasive Imaging Predicts Failure Load of the Spine with Simulated Osteolytic Defects.
Whealan, Kelli M.; Kwak, S. Daniel; Tedrow, John R.; Inoue, Kaoru; Snyder, Brian D. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Sep2000, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p1240
Background: The clinical management of lytic tumors of the spine is currently based on geometric measurements of the defect. However, the mechanical behavior of a structure depends on both its material and its geometric properties. Quantitative computed tomography and dual-energy x-ray...
- Tuberculosis of the Sub-axial Cervical Spine: A case series from TEMA, Ghana.
Andrews, N.B. // West African Journal of Medicine; Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p34
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- Clinical: Musculoskeletal investigations - Examination of the spine.
Lipscombe, Steve; Bunstone, Dan // GP: General Practitioner; 10/22/2010, p36
The article offers information on the examination of the spine. It states that there is a systematic approach to examine the spine. The common symptoms of the spine are back pain, malignancy, infection and serious neurological pathology. Further, it informs that the standing state of the patient...
- New techniques in spinal imaging.
Gasparotti, Roberto // Neuroradiology; Sep2011, Vol. 53, p195
The article discusses spinal imaging techniques. Standard structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences and Axial Gradient Echo MRI sequences are mentioned. SPACE sequences (Sampling Perfection with Application optimized Contrasts using different flip angle Evolutions) is noted as a...
- Evaluation of long-term outcomes in patients with osteomyelitis treated with a daptomycin-containing regimen.
Balter, Laurence; Donovan, Brian J.; Lamp, Kenneth C.; North, Donald S.; Friedrich, Lawrence V. // Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases; 2009, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p8
Objectives: Daptomycin is often used to treat patients with osteomyelitis. In this review, we describe the use of daptomycin for osteomyelitis. Material and methods: Inclusion criteria included patients =18 years, receipt of =2 weeks of daptomycin, and =6 months of follow-up. Outcomes and...
- An�lise dos Dados das Patologias de Curvatura da Coluna Vertebral em Adolescentes de 12 A14 Anos Estudantes do Col�gio de Aplica��o da Uniarp -- Ca�ador/ SC.
Maffessoni, Adriano Luiz; Waltrick, Tarso // Revista Inspirar Movimento & Sa�de; mar/abr2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p11
According to studies at some stage in life, on average 80% of the population will have back pain, and many of these occur due to poor posture adopted by the individual. However, the earlier a postural assessment is done to diagnose if there is any deviation of curvature in the spine, the...
- Spinal tuberculosis: A neglected disease?
Palmero, Domingo // Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p557
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the identification of Spinal tuberculosis (STB) in HIV positive and negative patients.
- Atrofia craneofacial: reporte de un caso.
Galindo Galindo, Mar� a de Jes�s; Gonz�lez L�pez, Blanca Silvia; Carrillo, Edith Lara; P�rez, In�s Marco // Revista ADM; ene/feb2008, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p49
Cranial asymmetry can be presented at birth or Developer during the first months of life. The purpose of this report is a case presentation of anterior plagiocephaly due to intrauterine pressure to a 7 years old female, as well as the discussion of the preventive measures for diagnosis,...
- Spinal Osteomyelitis Due To Mycobacterium Avium-Intracellulare: MR Findings.
Higuchi, Takeshi; Takahashi, Naoya; Yoshikawa, Hiroko; Ishikawa, Seiichi; Imai, Norio; Shiotani, Motoi; Maeda, Haruo; Takada, Yosihiro // Internet Journal of Radiology; 2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p9
Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI) is one of the atypical mycobacteria, and MAI infection is well described in immunocompromized patients. While MAI may cause lung disease in non-HIV infected individuals, spinal osteomyelitis due to MAI in immunocompetent patients is extremely rare. In...
- Epididymoorchitis due to Brucella melitensis.
Thompson, Kadee E.; Thompson III, George R.; Crawford, George E.; Rozanski, Thomas A. // Internet Journal of Urology; 2008, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p4
Brucellosis is the most common worldwide zoonotic infection and is characterized by febrile illness often affecting the muscular and skeletal systems. While infection with Brucella species often presents with non-localizing systemic symptoms, genitourinary manifestations are uncommonly...
- A New Evaluation Method for Lumbar Spinal Instability: Passive Lumbar Extension Test.
Kasai, Yuichi; Morishita, Koichiro; Kawakita, Eiji; Kondo, Tetsushi; Uchida, Atsumasa // Physical Therapy; Dec1995, Vol. 86 Issue 12, p1661
Background and Purpose. Although many studies have described clinical examination measures for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal instability, few of them have investigated the sensitivity and specificity of the measures that were used. The authors devised a passive lumbar extension (PLE) test for...
- Identifying Pathogens of Spondylodiscitis: Percutaneous Endoscopy or CT-guided Biopsy.
Tsai-Sheng Fu; Lih-Huei Chen; Wen-Jer Chen // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research; Dec2008, Vol. 466 Issue 12, p3086
Abstract Identifying offending pathogens is crucial for appropriate antibiotic administration for infectious spondylitis. Although computed tomography (CT)-guided biopsy for bacteriologic diagnosis is a standard procedure, it has a variable success rate. Some reports claim percutaneous...
- THE ACCURACY OF DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC OSTEOMYELITIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.
Termaat, M. F.; Raijmakers, P. G. H. M.; Scholten, H. J.; Bakker, F. C.; Patka, P.; Haarman, H. J. T. M. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Nov2005, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p2464
Background: A variety of diagnostic imaging techniques is available for excluding or confirming chronic osteomyelitis. Until now, an evidence-based algorithmic model for choosing the most suitable imaging technique has been lacking. The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy of...
- Spondylodiscitis -- Current Diagnosis and Treatment.
Sevic, Sinisa; Stefan-Mikic, Sandra; Sipovac, Dragana; Turkulov, Vesna; Cvjetkovic, Dejan; Doder, Radoslava // HealthMed; 2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p81
Introduction/Objective: Spondylodiscitis is an inflammatory process, which simultaneously afflicts the intervertebral disc and body of vertebra. Increasing incidence of the disease is linked to the rising number of acquired immune deficiencies. The objective is to identify the most frequent...
- Burkholderia pickettii spondylitis.
Sudo, H; Hisada, Y; Ito, M; Kotaki, H; Minami, A // Spinal Cord; Aug2005, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p499
Study design:Case report describing Burkholderia pickettii spondylitis in a healthy adult.Objectives:To describe this very rare form of spondylitis and to discuss some of the difficulties in the diagnosis of B. pickettii spondylitis.Setting:Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nayoro City General...
- Tuberculosis spine: Therapeutically refractory disease.
Jain, Anil K.; Dhammi, Ish K.; Modi, Prashant; Kumar, Jaswant; Sreenivasan, Ravi; Singh Saini, Namita // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p171
Background: India ranks second amongst the high-burden multi drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) countries, with an estimated incidence of 2.3% MDR-TB cases amongst the new cases and 17.2% amongst the previously treated cases. The diagnosis and treatment protocol for MDR-TB of the spine are not...
- Aspergillus vertebral osteomyelitis in immunocompetent patients.
Sethi, Somika; Siraj, Fouzia; Kalra, KL; Chopra, P // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p246
Fungal infections are one of the important cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. Aspergillus vertebral osteomyelitis is extremely rare. We report two cases of aspergillus vertebral osteomyelitis in immunocompetent men in the absence of an underlying disorder. The...
- The accuracy of MRI in the detection of Lumbar Disc Containment.
Weiner, Bradley K.; Patel, Rikin // Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Research; 2008, Vol. 3, Special section p1
Background: MRI has proven to be an extremely valuable tool in the assessment of normal and pathological spinal anatomy. Accordingly, it is commonly used to assess containment of discal material by the outer fibers of the anulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligaments. Determination of...
- NF1 mutations and clinical spectrum in patients with spinal neurofibromas.
Kluwe, L.; Tatagiba, M.; F�nsterer, C.; Mautner, V.-F. // Journal of Medical Genetics; May2003, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p368
Reports the results of a mutation analysis performed by direct sequencing of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) exons using a BigDye Sequencing kit. Data showing that patients with spinal tumors can have various NF1 symptoms and NF1 mutations; Likelihood that patients with no, or only a few...
- Spinal tuberculosis in children: Retrospective analysis of 124 patients.
Bagalkot, Praveen S; Anagdi, Budensab; Joshi, Suhas // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p728
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Spinal tuberculosis in children: Retrospective analysis of 124 patients" by M. S. Moon and colleagues in the March 2012 issue.
- The conflict of Osler's concept of "typhoid spine".
Benedek, Thomas G. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p773
In this article, the author discusses the view of Canadian clinician William Osler on psychogenic cause of typhoid spine. The author states that the principal arguments of Osler against organic explanation of typhoid spine were lack of purulent lesions, his interpretation of patients, and its...
- Spinal schwannoma: An unusual cause of acute subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Liyong Sun; Zan Chen; Fengzen Jian; Feng Ling // Neurology India; Jan2010, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p155
The article focuses on the diagnosis of benign schwannoma after conducting a surgical total resection of the tumor to a 32 year old man in the U.S. The man has been recommended for a magnetic resonance imaging of the spine due to the acute onset of severe headache and backache. The whole spinal...
- Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Experimentally Injured Porcine Intervertebral Disc.
Niinimäki, J.; Ruohonen, J.; Silfverhuth, M.; Lappalainen, A.; Kääpä, E.; Tervonen, O. // Acta Radiologica; Aug2007, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p643
Background: Changes in T2 relaxation time (T2-TR) and apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) have been suggested to appear in the intervertebral disc before morphological changes. Such sensitive imaging methods could be beneficial in the targeting and follow-up of intradiscal gene therapy....
- Clinical characteristics of patients with ankylosing spondylitis in India.
Aggarwal, Rohit; Malaviya, Anand N. // Clinical Rheumatology; Oct2009, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p1199
This study focuses on describing full spectrum of clinical, laboratory, and radiological characterization of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients in India. Data on 70 consecutive AS patients, seen at the rheumatology clinic in India, was prospectively obtained using investigator-administered...
- Vision tackles back pain.
Aggarwal, Rohit; Malaviya, Anand N. // Vision Systems Design; Jul2006, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p7
Introduces the three- or four-dimensional formetric method developed by Diers International which measures the spine by taking a stereographic image of the back. Process of measurement using the technology; Original goal for the method; Desire to reduce radiation exposure for children with...
- Cervical spine tuberculosis and retropharyngeal abscess in an adult Nigerian.
Ogah, Okechukwu S.; Owolabi, Mayowa O.; Akisanya, Cynthia O. // Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p587
Globally, there has been an increase in the incidence of tuberculosis by 2.2 million from 1997 to 2005 and 95% of this is occurring in developing countries. Tuberculosis of the cervical spine is rare. To present our experience with a case of cervical spine tuberculosis. We present a case report...
- Nocimed gets approval for spinal diagnostic programs.
Ogah, Okechukwu S.; Owolabi, Mayowa O.; Akisanya, Cynthia O. // Medical Device Daily; 1/ 9/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on the approval of spinal diagnostic programs of Redwood City, California-based medical diagnostic platform technology provider Nocimed LLC. by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
- Osteopetrosis Type II.
Ruiz-Palomo, Fernando // New England Journal of Medicine; 2/23/2006, Vol. 354 Issue 8, p849
The article presents a radiograph image of the spine of a 19-year-old-man with osteopetrosis type II. The man underwent a routine outpatient evaluation. His immediate family was healthy and he had been born of a healthy and normal pregnancy and delivery. His development was normal and he had no...
- Abstracts of the SFCR congress 2011 (Frenc Spine Society).
Ruiz-Palomo, Fernando // European Spine Journal; Jul2011, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p1194
The article presents abstracts related to thoracolumbar fractures including a study between the correlation of clinical presentation and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in thoracolumbar spine fractures in children, mortality and morbidity of lumbar surgery in patients with age more than 80...
- Aktuelle bildgebende Diagnostik der Wirbels�ulenerkrankungen.
B. Baumert; J. Blautzik; M. K�rner; M. Reiser; U. Linsenmaier // Der Chirurg; Oct2008, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p906
Zusammenfassung��Die radiologische Bildgebung stellt einen unerl�sslichen Bestandteil in der Diagnostik von Wirbels�ulenerkrankungen dar. Als Basisdiagnostik steht initial unver�ndert die konventionelle R�ntgenaufnahme (CR) im Vordergrund, mit der bereits in vielen F�llen eine...
- Grisel's syndrome: a comprehensive review with focus on pathogenesis, natural history, and current treatment options.
Osiro, Stephen; Tiwari, Kevin; Matusz, Petru; Gielecki, Jerzy; Tubbs, R.; Loukas, Marios // Child's Nervous System; Jun2012, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p821
Introduction: Grisel's syndrome (GS) is a rare otolaryngologic condition that involves rotatory subluxation of the atlanto-axial joint in the absence of trauma. Sir Charles Bell was the first to describe this condition in 1830. However, it was named after Pierre Grisel, a French ENT specialist...
- Hyperintense vertebral lesions.
Sasiadek, Marek; Bladowska, Joanna // Neuroradiology; Sep2011, Vol. 53, p169
The article focuses on hyperintense vertebral lesions in degenerative spinal disease. Hyperintensities such as osteophytes of the vertebral bodies can be seen by diagnostic magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and the MR protocols of fat-saturation and post-contrast weighted images. Making a...
- Pott's disease mimicking metastasis.
Verma, Anand; Maini, Lalit; Gautam, Virender; Yadav, Vedpal; Kumar, Yashwanth; Kainth, Gurvinder // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology; May2011, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p285
Case report of one patient with tuberculosis of both the posterior and anterior elements of the spine presenting with severe back pain and upper motor neuron type of weakness in both the lower limbs are described who was initially diagnosed as a case of dorsal spine metastasis with unknown...
- Spinal Curvature during Arm Elevation of Patients with Frozen Shoulder.
KAI, YOSHIHIRO; MURATA, SHIN; NAKAE, YUSUKE; HIRANUMA, SEIICHI // Rigakuryoho Kagaku; 2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p595
[Purpose] In this study, in order to analyze the effect of shoulder joint mobility on spinal curvature during arm elevation, we examined and compared the relationship of arm elevation with spinal curvature in frozen shoulder patients before and after shoulder joint range of motion (ROM)...
- Cutaneous Tuberculosis in a 27-Year-Old Man with Pott's Disease and Pleural Tuberculosis.
U�ar, Elif Yilmazel; Saglam, Leyla; Polat, Pinar; G�rsan, Nesrin // Turk Toraks Dergisi / Turkish Thoracic Journal; Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p130
Tuberculosis is a common infectious disease worldwise. We described a tuberculous case in a 27-year-old male who had unusual dissemination. He was admitted to our hospital with complaints such as shortness of breath, back pain, and a skin lesion in the frontal chest. On admission, the chest...
- OVERVIEW OF THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF BRAIN, SPINE, AND MENINGEAL METASTASES.
Gerrard, G. E.; Franks, K. N. // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry; Jun2004 Supplement 2, Vol. 75, pii37
The article focuses on the diagnosis and management of brain, spine and meningeal metastases. As stated, whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) is the treatment of choice for treating patients with multiple brain metastases and surgery is the primary treatment option in patients with solitary brain...
- Dose of rhBMP-2 in spine deformity surgery not associated with major complications.
Gerrard, G. E.; Franks, K. N. // Orthopedics Today; Dec2012, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p13
The article discusses a study by R. Shay Bess and colleagues which revealed that the dose of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) in spine deformity surgery is not associated with major complications; however, it's use was associated with minor complications.
- Outpatient Diagnostic Center of Knoxville Completes State-of-the-Art Equipment Upgrades and Women's Imaging Renovations.
Gerrard, G. E.; Franks, K. N. // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 6/18/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article informs that Outpatient Diagnostic Center, Knoxville, Tennessee has completed interior renovations and equipment upgrades to its magnetic resource imaging (MRI) and women's imaging suites. The facility has installed the GE Optima 450W high field, wide bore system. GE Optima 450W MRI...
- Conservative treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for cervical spondylotic amyotrophy.
Tofuku, K; Koga, H; Yone, K; Komiya, S // Spinal Cord; Jun2011, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p749
Study design:Small case series of patients with cervical spondylotic amyotrophy (CSA) managed by conservative treatment with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy.Objective:To study the effects of conservative treatment with HBO therapy of CSA patients.Setting:Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,...
- The role of DTI in early detection of cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a preliminary study with 3-T MRI.
Kara, Batuhan; Celik, Azim; Karadereler, Selhan; Ulusoy, Levent; Ganiyusufoglu, Kursat; Onat, Levent; Mutlu, Ayhan; Ornek, Ibrahim; Sirvanci, Mustafa; Hamzaoglu, Azmi // Neuroradiology; Aug2011, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p609
Introduction: The radiological diagnosis of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) has to be made as soon as possible, since surgery performed in earlier stages during the course of CSM was reported to be more successful when compared with later stages. We hypothesized that diffusion tensor...
- 'Spinal degeneration: beyond degenerative disc disease': how to discriminate degeneration from spondylarthropathies?
Vanhoenacker, Filip; Eyselbergs, Michiel; Cotten, Anne // Neuroradiology; Sep2011, Vol. 53, p175
The article focuses on the differences between spinal degeneration from degenerative disc disease and spondylarthropathies. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in diagnosing vertebral osteitis, MRI of spinal inflammatory lesions in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, and the anatomy of vertebral...
- Prevalence of hip pathology in patients over age 50 with spinal conditions requiring surgery.
Byung Ho Lee; Seong Hwan Moon; Hwan Mo Lee; Tae Hwan Kim; Seung Ju Lee // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; May/Jun2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p291
Background: The objective of this study was to evaluate of prevalence of coexisting spine and hip disease using initial screening kidney-ureter-bladder (KUB) radiograph in patients over 50 who underwent spinal surgery. Materials and Methods: The study subjects were 388 patients (male:...
- A Rare Case of Tuberculosis Psoas Abscess.
Altintas, Nejat; T�rkeli, Suna; Yilmaz, Yasemin; Sariaydin, Muzaffer; Yasayancan, Nursen // European Journal of General Medicine; 2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p159
Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious disease, caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human. Vertebral TB (pott's disease) is the most common form of skeletal TB which may give rise to psaoas abscess because of close vicinity. We present a case of a...