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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61-63

Intramedullary tubercular abscess with syrinx formation


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, J N Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Saifullah Khalid
Department of Radiodiagnosis, J.N. Medical College, AMU, Aligarh - 202 002, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.97629

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Intramedullary spinal cord tubercular abscess with involvement of whole cord is a rare entity that too with syrinx formation following disseminated meningitis. Accurate diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion with clinical history and imaging features for a favorable outcome. Here-in we present a similar case with tubercular etiology which was also associated with syrinx formation and has not been reported previously in the literature up to the author's knowledge.






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