Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology

Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9899

Ricardo Coronado Sandoval

Department of Preventive Medicine, Autonomous University of Baja California, Valle Dorado Unit, Mexico

  • Case Report   
    Fracture of a Dorsal Vertebral Body as the First Manifestation of Pott's Disease: Presentation of Clinical Case
    Author(s): Daniela Ledezma González*, Carolina Armeaga Azoños and Ricardo Coronado Sandoval

    Introduction: Infection with tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) has become a disease with high incidence and prevalence, due to its dissemination pathway and its pathophysiological mechanisms, which make it an entity with variable clinical presentation. One of these presentations is tuberculous osteomyelitis or PottDisease. This syndrome occurs when, by hematogenous dissemination, the mycobacterium spreads to the spinal column, most commonly in the dorsal region, causing pain, paresis, abscesses, and deformity and, in advanced cases, paraplegia due to neurological damage secondary to the infection. Clinical case: In January 2018 of a male patient of 34 years old, resident of the San Quintín community, Baja California , Mexico with type 2 diabetes mellitus, Obesity grade III, and hepatic failure as comorbiditie.. Read More»

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