Lumbo-sacral spine disease due to bovine tuberculosis in a patient with concurrent pulmonary disease.

01 Dec 2011
Respiratory conditions
  • Multi-morbidity
Type of resource
Peer-reviewed article
Author(s)
Ahmad N, Srinivasan K, Panayi J, Moudgil H

 

Lumbo-sacral spinal disease due to bovine tuberculosis (TB) in a patient with concurrent pulmonary disease is rare. We report this unpredicted finding in an immunocompetent patient and discuss the natural history in an area of low prevalence.