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 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ejhs.v26i4.14
  • Journal Name: ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-407
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes

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.