Gibbus deformity secondary to old tuberculous spondylitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


60 Y/O male presented with late onset paralysis due to conservatively treated tuberculosis leading to significant spinal deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

CT images show vertebral collapses with fusion at several vertebral bodies. The vertebral collapse has resulted in a spinal deformity.

Case Discussion

CT images show gibbus deformity in a 60 Y/O patient with previous history of tuberculous spondylitis.

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rID: 21326
Published: 16th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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