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Tuberculosis of the neuromusculoskeletal system: a review of two cases presenting as chiropractic patients

March 01, 2015

Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major public heath problem world-wide, particularly in low income countries. Increased number of immunocompromised patients and immigration from countries where tuberculosis is endemic has resulted in increased number of cases in high-income countries. Tuberculosis can affect any organ system, but is of particular interest to chiropractors when it affects the neuromusculoskeletal system. Patients with tuberculosis of the

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Tuberculous Spondylitis: a case report

August 15, 2014

A 21 year old oriental male presented with a one month history of neck pain associated with neck stiffness and dysphagia. A five week course of chiropractic treatment relieved most of his symptoms. Due to persistent tenderness in the suboccipital region and substantial weight loss, he was subsequently hospitialized. Further investigations revealed tuberculous osteomyelitis affecting

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