Disease Information for Potts paraplegia/Epidural cold abscess

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Hypertonia
Weakness, legs, bilateral
Active reflexes
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Leg reflexes, bilateral decrease
Paralysis
Spasms in Both Legs
Weak lower extremities
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Back Pain on Percussion/Spine
Back/Spine/Axial Pain
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain in Elderly
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Swelling Low Back Area
Chronically ill patient/signs
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Weakness
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Paralysis Progressive Legs Hips Painful
Presentation/Back pain Hyperreflexia Incontinence
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Tuberculosis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Highly sensitive CRP (LAB)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
MRI/Spinal cord abnormalities
CT scan/Spine abnormal/Skeletal
CT Scan/Vertebral lesion
MRI/Spinal/back abnormal
MRI/Spine/vertebral abscess/lesion
X-RAY
Xray/Vertebral lesion
X-RAY With contrast
Myelogram Abnormal
Myelogram Spinal Cord abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Lathyrism/legume toxicity
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Arthritis Axial Skeleton
Epidural Mass
Myelopathy manifestations/involvement
Paralytic Disorder
Paraparesis
Paraplegia
Paraplegia, spastic
Pott's paraplegia/spinal epidural cold abscess
Spinal cord compression
Spinal cord lesion/dysfunction
Tuberculosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Acid-fast bacteria (category)
AGENT/Mycobacterium (ex)
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Spinal cord disorder (ex)
CLASS/Dorsal spine involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Vertebra/Spine disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Extradural Spinal Mass
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous abscess/spine
Process
PROCESS/Infection/Abscess (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgical resection/removal/biopsy
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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