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Title: Paraplegia and spinal deformity in a Mozambican child with Pott's disease and tuberculous scrofula
Author: Varo, Rosauro
Bila, Rubao
Saavedra, Belén
Sitoe, Antonio
Uamusse, Avelino
Ribó Aristizabal, José L.
García-Basteiro, Alberto L.
Keywords: Paraplègics
Issue Date: 2-Nov-2019
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: A 4-year-old boy was admitted to our district hospital, in the southern region of Mozambique, with a 3-month history of night fevers, night sweats, a non-productive cough, weight loss, neck swelling, backache, and a progressive deformity of his back. 1 week earlier he had developed weakness of all limbs and was unable to walk.
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It is part of: The Lancet, 2019, vol. 394 , num. 10209, p. 1651
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ISSN: 0140-6736
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