Computed tomography of nontuberculous spinal infection

Margaret Anne Whelan, Steven Schonfeld, Judith Donovan Post, Paul Svigals, William Meisler, Karen Weingarten, Irvin I. Kricheff

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The CT findings in 16 patients with nontuberculous spinal infections were reviewed. The specificity of certain CT features as well as the usefulness of intravenous contrast medium administration are discussed. The associated clinical presentations and predisposing factors are outlined. Emphasis is placed on a combined clinical, radiographic approach in facilitating an early diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-287
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1985


  • Computed tomography
  • Diseases
  • Spine
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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