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Frequencies and percentage were computed for gender, age, region of involvement, presence of fever and different patterns of tuberculous spondylitis.
Frequencies of different magnetic resonance imaging pattern of tuberculous spondylitis were contagious vertebrae involvement in 100% cases (n=140).
Table-I: Frequency of different magnetic resonance imaging pattern of tuberculous spondylitis with respect to gender (n=140).
This study on tuberculous spondylitis showed female preponderance (59.
Among different MRI patterns of tuberculous spondylitis, disc involvement, paravertrebral abscess and epidural abscess were the commonest (98.
Exclusion of tuberculous spondylitis by MRI scanning is also very important as it provides relief to patient and more so to treating physician.
In this study diagnosis of Spinal tuberculosis and its differentiation from pyogenic, as pointed in the introduction and results, was based on studies6,7 showing that a combination of well defined paraspinal abnormal signal and a thin and smooth abscess wall is seen in 90% of tuberculous spondylitis and 0% in pyogenic spondylitis.
Seeing these finding which are differentiating features for pyogenic spondylitis from tuberculous spondylitis, the radiology diagnosis of pyogenic spondylitis can be made with sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy values of were 80%, 100%, and 90%.
Discrimination of Tuberculous Spondylitis from Pyogenic Spondylitis on MRI.
MR imaging characteristics of tuberculous spondylitis vs vertebral osteomyelitis.