... have two facets on each side that receive the head of ribs Have a circular vertebral foramen The spinous process is long and points sharply ... “hunchback” A dorsally exaggerated thoracic curvature Common in elderly due to osteoporosis May also be due to to tuberculosis of spine, ...
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What will happen if treatment delayed? – gibbus formation (acute angulation of spine with or without neurological damage) The physical appearance – Potts disease of spine - gibbus Progress Increasing back pain and neurological symptoms – mild leg weakness Treatment Continue therapy ...
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Tuberculosis notifications by site of disease (pulmonary/non-pulmonary), England and Wales, 1982-2009 TB ... . journal of bone and joint surgery.1999 1.Fourteenth report of the Medical Research Council Working Party on Tuberculosis of the Spine.
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Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis William Kwan UNC Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Pott’s Disease In endemic countries, usually affects children and young adults In developed countries, often disease of older adults 20% of tuberculous infections are extrapulmonary 1-5% of tuberculous infections ...
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C-Spine Evaluation: Who do you image? Steven A. Godwin MD, FACEP Assistant Professor and Program Director Department of Emergency Medicine University of Florida HSC/Jacksonville
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Cervical spine tuberculosis :less common but more serious, Pain and stiffness. Patients with lower cervical spine disease can present with dysphagia or stridor. Symptoms can also include torticollis and hoarseness, neurologic deficits.
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SPINE DISORDERS Complex structure Spine has to move –transmit weight-protect the spinal cord Clinical examination Look-Feel-Move Waddel’s signs Disc degeneration and prolapse Rupture Prolapse Protrusion Herniation Intervertebral disk Nucleus pulposus [protein polysaccharide, collagen fibres ...
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The Skeletal System: ... Tuberculosis of the Spine- Pott’s Disease As a form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis that impacts the spine, Pott’s disease has an effect that is sometimes described as being a sort of arthritis for the vertebrae that make up the spinal column.
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The Skeletal System: Structure, Function, and Diseases of the bones and joints Is this the correct anatomical position? ... Tuberculosis of the Spine- Pott’s Disease As a form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis that impacts the spine, ...
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OSHA Tuberculosis Training This module is for any associate who needs TB training This computer-based learning course… Examines tuberculosis (TB) infection control.
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Fundamentals of Tuberculosis (TB) TB in the United States From 1953 to 1984, reported cases decreased by approximately 5.6% each year From 1985 to 1992, reported cases increased by 20% 25,313 cases reported in 1993 Since 1993, cases are steadily declining Factors Contributing to the Increase in ...
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on Tuberculosis 3 Targeted Testing and the Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis ... For example, TB of the spine may cause pain in the back; TB of the kidney may cause blood in the urine Diagnosis of TB Disease Study Question 3.26 Module 3 ...
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... Spinal instability Tuberculosis Tumors Trauma Scoliosis Literature degenerative disc disease (51%) spondylolisthesis (25%) spinal stenosis (11%) spondylosis (10%) lumbar fracture (7%) (1995, Katz; Davis spine 94) Background Today 60 % - 65 % of the lumbar fusion is performed for the ...
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Botswana National Tuberculosis Programme Manual Training for Medical Officers ... BNTP 2005 Sputum Smears Sputum Collection Techniques (1) ... Tuberculosis of the spine in T1 and T2 Image Source: Source: ...
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Osteomyelitis Osteomyelitis Inflammation of bone and marrow Types Pyogenic osteomyelitis Tuberculous osteomyelitis Pyogenic osteomyelitis Always caused by bacteria Routes of infection Hematogenous spread Extension from a contiguous site Direct implantation Causes Staphylococcus aureus in 80% to ...
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Tuberculosis of the spine. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Jul 2007;460:2-3. Watts HG, Lifeso RM. Tuberculosis of bones and joints. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Feb 1996;78(2):288-98.
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Skeletal Tuberculosis Treatment Criteria for surgical intervention in Pott’s Neurological deficit Spinal instability Cervical spine disease Failure of medical therapy Non-adherence to medical therapy.
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Luciferase Reporter Mycobacteriophages. 1. Find a mycobacteriophage that infects . M. tuberculosis. 2. Genetically engineer the mycobacteriophage to contain luciferase.
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... or aorta disappears The Spine Sign On the lateral view the spine ... usually bilateral Followed by diffuse alveolar pattern Early, 10% of CXR’s in PCP can be negative. Later ... PCP Tuberculosis Primary Post-primary TB: primary TB: postprimary, early TB: postprimary ...
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CT Findings in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Primary Tuberculosis CT helps confirm the presence of an ill-defined parenchymal infiltrate, as well as lymphadenopathy.
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Tuberculosis. What is it? Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by germs that are spread from person to person through the air. TB usually affects the lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body, such as the brain, the kidneys, or the spine.
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Tuberculosis (TB) Facts Written By: Amanda Dukes, R.N.
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Rare infection of superficial neck space causing necrosis of fascia + subcutaneous tissue, initially sparing skin & muscle. Term coined in 1952 by Wilson. ... Tuberculosis . of cervical spine with . chronic . retropharyngeal. abscess. Treatment. 1.
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Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria (mycobacterium tuberculosis) The TB bacteria usually attack the lungs but it can also attack the kidneys, spine & brain. It is fatal if untreated. How is TB spread?
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Skeletal Tuberculosis (Part-2) Dr. Sunil Arora Junior Resident Deptt. of Chest &TB Govt. Medical College, Patiala. * * normal left hip * type of tuberculosis of the right hip. showing osteopenia and acetabular cysts (a).
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His spine was initially stabilized with rods, plates and screws. ... Skeletal Tuberculosis Treatment Criteria for surgical intervention in Pott’s Neurological deficit Spinal instability Cervical spine disease Failure of medical therapy Non-adherence to medical therapy.
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The Diagnosis and Management of Ankylosing Spondylitis Genetic ... not relieved by rest Limitation of lumbar spine ... and AS Infliximab Approved by FDA for treatment of Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis Safety Tuberculosis and histoplasmosis Post-marketing reports ...
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Diagnosis Generally sub-acute illness Any persistent symptom may indicate active tuberculosis May be relatively mild Any ... Multifarious presentations Main aid to diagnosis is suspicion Don’t be put off by normal plain films of chest/abdo/spine/bone Extra-pulmonary Persistent symptoms ...
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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by a microorganism (germ) called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB usually affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but it can also affect other parts of the body (e.g. brain, kidney, spine, etc.) Tuberculosis –Growth of the TB Germs in the lungs causes ...
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1- Tuberculosis Incidence Showed a steady decline in its prevalence in developed countries during the 1960s and 1970s, due to the effectiveness of public health programs and advances in chemotherapy. In ... In tuberculosis of the spine, ...
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Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease 11th edition Chapter 7 The Skeleton: Bones and Joints The Skeleton Skeletal system is made up of bones, ... (tuberculosis of the spine) Structural Disorders Curvatures of the spine Kyphosis (hunchback) ...
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Tuberculosis Dr.M.Karimi Etiology Mycobacterium tuberculosis Aerobic Slow-Growing(24-36 hr. Doubling time) Complex cell wall Acid fast Resistant to drying Epidemiology 3 Million deaths per year Reservoirs: ... Cortical destruction Biopsy & Culture Spine ...
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Tuberculosis: Basics Rick Speare Anton Breinl Centre School of Public Health, ... infants & AIDS * Osteomyelitis Arthritis * Osteomyelitis of spine * Diagnosis of pulmonary TB Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum Culture of sputum Smear of sputum Acid fast bacilli ...
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HIV AND TB TUBERCULOSIS Caused by bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis Usually attacks lungs, but can attack any part of the body, such as kidney, spine, brain Can be fatal if not treated TRANSMISSION Through the air: person to person (coughing, sneezing, singing) People nearby inhale ...
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Tuberculosis Pulmonary Extra-pulmonary Smear positive Smear negative Histopathology Cultures WHO/CDS/TB/2003.313TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS: ... ( excluding spine Peripheral joints Adrenal glands SEVERE FORMS: Cat 1 LESS SEVERE FORMS: ...
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OF TUBERCULOSIS Paul Bolanowski, MD Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery UMDNJ-NJ Medical School ... 3 Destroyed lung or lobe Surgical resection Pott’s abscess Drainage Spine reconstruction Mycetoma (aspirgeloma) ...
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Summary Introduction Infectious Communicable Diseases Definition Manifestation Transmission Exposure Protection Decontamination Exposure Procedure ... spine, and brain. Tuberculosis Manifestation - a bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer - pain in the chest ...
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TB bacteria usually attacks the lungs, but can attack any part of the body including the kidney, spine, and brain. WHAT IS TUBERCULOSIS? Research shows that TB is the second most common cause of death worldwide.
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... unspecified Tuberculosis of Other Organs A18.0 Tuberculosis of bones and joints A18.01 Tuberculosis of spine Pott's disease or curvature of spine Tuberculous arthritis Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine Tuberculous spondylitis A18.02 Tuberculous arthritis of other joints Tuberculosis ...
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BASIC TB FACTS. TB is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attacks the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine and brain.
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Tuberculosis. Important Definitions (2) Pathogen. Causes disease in a healthy adult. Expresses special virulence or pathogenicity factors. ... http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/Abnormal/TB_Tuberculosis/TB_Tuberculosis/SN_Spine/A_TB_TB_SN_02.jpg. Exceptions to Koch’s postulates.
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ANATOMY OF CHEST& NECK, ... C3-C4 PATHOLOGY PNEUMONIA PNEUMONIA EMPHYSEMA EMPHYSEMA PULMONARY EDEMA PNEUMOTHORAX PNEUMOTHORAX HEMOTHORAX TUBERCULOSIS TUBERCULOSIS ... small number of these to be infected. TB can also affect other parts of the body, such as the brain, the kidneys or the spine ...
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Radiographs reveal cortical destruction; biopsy and culture are essential for proper diagnosis Tuberculosis of the spine, Pott disease, is the most common skeletal site, followed by the hip and the fingers and toes (dactylitis).
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... muscle flap, long term antibiotics Tuberculosis of Bone and Spine Source Signs and symptoms: vertebral collapse, pain, deformity (Potts fx), systemic as night sweats, anemia Diagnosis Treatment Test Yourself! Sixty days following her TKR, ...
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Transmission of M. tuberculosis. M. tb spread via airborneparticles called dropletnuclei. Expelled when person with. infectious TB coughs, sneezes, shouts, or sings
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Tuberculosis of the Spine- Pott’s Disease As a form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis that impacts the spine, Pott’s disease has an effect that is sometimes described as being a sort of arthritis for the vertebrae that make up the spinal column.
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Tuberculosis. Leprosy. AIDS. Syphilis. Viral Infections. Pneumonia. Herpes. TUBERCULOSIS. one of the oldest diseases to affect humans. ... spine in 40% of cases, the hips in 13%, and the knees in 10%. Spinal tuberculosis (Pott's disease or tuberculousspondylitis)
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TB bacteria usually attacks the lungs, but can attack any part of the body including the kidney, spine, ... tuberculosis can be fatal. What is Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is caused by the infectious agent known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). Discovered by Dr. Robert Koch in 1882. Causes.
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Spinal Cord Injuries Life expectancy ... Insert picture of cord here Central cord syndrome More common in older clients Frequently from hyperextension of spine Weakness in ... or infectious or inflammatory diseases such as tuberculosis, or multiple sclerosisBSS may be caused by a spinal ...
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