Computed tomography of spinal tuberculosis

Margaret Anne Whelan, David Paul Naidich, Judith D. Post, Norman E. Chase

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The computed tomographic (CT) features of nine documented cases of spinal tuberculosis are analyzed. The mechanisms of vertebral involvement are reviewed. The ability of CT to facilitate the diagnosis as well as to delineate the extent of soft tissue involvement is emphasized. The need for increased alertness to the diagnosis of tuberculosis is stressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-30
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1983


  • Computed tomography
  • Disease
  • Spine
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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