A Rare Complication of Tuberculosis: Acute Paraplegia


Aydin T. , TASPINAR O., Keskin Y. , KEPEKCI M., GUNESER M., CAMLI A., ...More

ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.26, no.4, pp.405-407, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ejhs.v26i4.14
  • Title of Journal : ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-407

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Tuberculous radiculomyelitis(TBRM) is one of the complications of neurological tuberculosis and includes cases of arachnoiditis, intradural spinal tuberculoma or granuloma, and spinal cord complications of tuberculous meningitis (TBM). Here, we report a case of TBRM which presented with acute paraplegia.