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Title: EPIDERMIC OF POTTS DISEASE AT THE UPPER EAST REGION OF GHANA
Authors: Yahaya, A.
Alhassan, N.
Adam, A.
Keywords: Computer tomography
Tamale Teaching Hospital
Upper East Region
Prevalence
Potts Disease
Epidemiology
Epidemy
Diagnoses
Physiotherapy
WHO
MRI
Treatment
Evaluation
Chest Clinic
Paraphrases
Recovery
Chest Ward
Spinal Stenosis
Panological Fracture
Hypodens
Hypo-vitamin D
Calcification
Hypo-Calsenia
Differential Diagnose
Anti-cocks
Dots Therapy
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Academician's Research Centre
Series/Report no.: Vol. 3;Issue 7
Abstract: A retrospective study of potts diseases was conducted at the Tamale Teaching Hospital from January 2012 to December 2013. The highest number of patients was referred from Upper East Region (78%). The disorder was common among women and young adults. Chronic back pain and neuropathy was the frequent presenting complains. The dorsal spine remains the site of preference while L1\L2 recorded the highest incidence. The vertebral body was destroyed in all the cases and the fragmentary type of bone destruction was the common observation. The incidence of card compression demonstrated by CT was high. Other findings were paraspinal and epidural masses observed in and respectively (Chest Clinic, Tamale Teaching Hospital, and Tamale, Ghana)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1098
ISSN: 2349-0381
Appears in Collections:School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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