suboccipital vertebral disease

suboccipital vertebral disease

(1) Any vertebral disease of the higher cervical vertebrae.
(2) An obsolete term that formerly dignified tuberculosis of the first and second vertebrae.
(3) Vertebral tuberculo’is, Pott's disease, tuberculous spondylitis.
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