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  • Spine Infections Tuberculosis or Potts disease

    Pott's disease is the tuberculosis of the spinal column  Characteristics of Spine Tuberculosis  Risk factors of Spine tuberculosis  Following individuals are at higher risk of getting spine tuberculosis:    Cause of Spine Tuberculosis  Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative organism of tuberculosis and when the infection spreads from lungs to the spine, Pott's Disease or tuberculosis of spine occurs.    Symptoms of Spine Tuberculosis  Tuberculosis of spine or Pott’s disease present following symptoms in the patient:    Diagnosis of Spine Tuberculosis  A thorough history of the patient along with physical and neurological examination plays most important role in forming the basis for further investigations to diagnose spine tuberculosis. The investigations include:    Management of Spine Tuberculosis  Spine tuberculosis needs prompt treatment that includes the following:  

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