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Mycobacteriosis in the Pliocene

Bruce M. Rothschild, MD; Ralph E. Molnar, MD; and Jeno I. Sebes, MD
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Arthritis Center of Northeast Ohio; Youngstown, OH 44512 Queensland Cultural Centre; South Brisbane. Queensland, Australia (Molnar) University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences; Memphis, TN 28117

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Ann Intern Med. 1997;127(2):168-169. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-127-2-199707150-00032
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Grahic Jump Location
Figure 1.
Three-dimensional reconstruction of computed tomographic images of affected vertebrae.

The left and middle panels reveal reconstructed radiologic images. The image in the upper right panel is slightly oblique. The images in the center and the bottom right panels have been manipulated to remove overlapping structures. Draining sinuses are especially visible on the bottom right image. The vertebral pedicle and spinous processes have been removed to allow visualization of the posterior aspect of the vertebral body. General disorganization of bone with collapse, minimal new bone formation, and draing sinuses are notable.

Grahic Jump Location




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