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Tuberculosis
Cheryl A. Petersilge, MD, MBA
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Clinical Issues

      TERMINOLOGY

      • Definitions

        • Cystic tuberculosis (TB): Well-defined intraosseous cystic lesions
        • Cold abscess: Slowly developing abscesses, minimal surrounding inflammation, most common around spine
        • Phemister triad: Findings seen in tuberculous arthritis
        • Pott disease: Osteomyelitis of spine, tuberculous spondylitis
        • Pott paraplegia: Paraplegia resulting from tuberculous spondylitis
        • Pott puffy tumor: Osteomyelitis of frontal bone with anterior cortical destruction, overlying soft tissue swelling

      IMAGING

      • General Features

        • Imaging Recommendations

          • Radiographic Findings

            • CT Findings

              • MR Findings

                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                  • Image-Guided Biopsy

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Hirji H et al: Paediatric acquired pathological vertebral collapse. Skeletal Radiol. 43(4):423-36, 2014
                                  2. De Backer AI et al: Imaging features of extraaxial musculoskeletal tuberculosis. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 19(3):176-86, 2009
                                  3. Sanghvi DA et al: MRI features of tuberculosis of the knee. Skeletal Radiol. 38(3):267-73, 2009
                                  4. Burrill J et al: Tuberculosis: a radiologic review. Radiographics. 27(5):1255-73, 2007
                                  5. Teo HE et al: Skeletal tuberculosis in children. Pediatr Radiol. 34(11):853-60, 2004
                                  6. Andronikou S et al: "Spina ventosa"--tuberculous dactylitis. Arch Dis Child. 86(3):206, 2002
                                  7. Shanley DJ: Tuberculosis of the spine: imaging features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 164(3):659-64, 1995
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Imaging

                                    • Clinical Issues

                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                      • Definitions

                                        • Cystic tuberculosis (TB): Well-defined intraosseous cystic lesions
                                        • Cold abscess: Slowly developing abscesses, minimal surrounding inflammation, most common around spine
                                        • Phemister triad: Findings seen in tuberculous arthritis
                                        • Pott disease: Osteomyelitis of spine, tuberculous spondylitis
                                        • Pott paraplegia: Paraplegia resulting from tuberculous spondylitis
                                        • Pott puffy tumor: Osteomyelitis of frontal bone with anterior cortical destruction, overlying soft tissue swelling

                                      IMAGING

                                      • General Features

                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                          • Radiographic Findings

                                            • CT Findings

                                              • MR Findings

                                                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                  • Image-Guided Biopsy

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Hirji H et al: Paediatric acquired pathological vertebral collapse. Skeletal Radiol. 43(4):423-36, 2014
                                                                  2. De Backer AI et al: Imaging features of extraaxial musculoskeletal tuberculosis. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 19(3):176-86, 2009
                                                                  3. Sanghvi DA et al: MRI features of tuberculosis of the knee. Skeletal Radiol. 38(3):267-73, 2009
                                                                  4. Burrill J et al: Tuberculosis: a radiologic review. Radiographics. 27(5):1255-73, 2007
                                                                  5. Teo HE et al: Skeletal tuberculosis in children. Pediatr Radiol. 34(11):853-60, 2004
                                                                  6. Andronikou S et al: "Spina ventosa"--tuberculous dactylitis. Arch Dis Child. 86(3):206, 2002
                                                                  7. Shanley DJ: Tuberculosis of the spine: imaging features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 164(3):659-64, 1995