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Spinal TB - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   My fathe has been diagonosed with spinal TB
Doctor :   ok
User :   MRI shows increase in epidural collection b/w D9/D10 vertebra
User :   he is on medicines past two months
Doctor :   ok
User :   in what case is surgery reuired?
Doctor :   surgery will be required in cases wwen]
Doctor :   tth emedications are sjwn
User :   means?
Doctor :   the medications wen
Doctor :   they show no esponse at all
Doctor :   and then there is more destruction
Doctor :   to the spinal chord like spondilytis
User :   it doesn't show any sign of more destruction except increase in epidural collection
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   srgery is advised if
Doctor :   thr is
Doctor :   Spinal deformity with instability or pain
Doctor :   No response to medical therapy
Doctor :   Large paraspinal abscess

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