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Back pain, kochs in spinal cord, swelling seen in back below the left shoulder. Thoughts ?

sir my wife 37 years old suffering from back pain when we met doctor he told that she is suffering from koch;s in spinal cord we can see swelling on her back little below her shoulder on left side and doctor advised to take medicine for 1 year can you give some detail about it and we have seen ortho surgeon is he the right specialist
Asked On : Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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Yes ortho surgeon is the right specialist. Treatment for spinal TB is given for 1 yr or more. If patient has improved you should not worry otherwise consult you treating doctor.
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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