Definition of Pott's disease

1. Noun. TB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine.

Generic synonyms: T.b., Tb, Tuberculosis



Definition of Pott's disease

1. Noun. A presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis that affects the spine, a kind of tuberculous arthritis of the intervertebral joints. ¹

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Literary usage of Pott's disease

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1. Orthopedic Surgery for Practitioners by Henry Ling Taylor, Charles Ogilvy, Fred Houdlett Albee (1909)
"Lead tape tracing of early Pott.s disease 180 89.—Test for spinal rigidity 181 90. ... Pott.s disease in neck 184 92.—Upper dorsal Pott's disease 185 93. ..."

2. The Surgical Diseases of Children by William Francis Campbell (1912)
"165); in Pott-s disease the spine is held rigid and the contracted muscles cause it to be lifted in one piece. (Fig. 166. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1878)
"This caseous external pachymeningitis in Pott:s disease as a constant factor, readily explains many of the symptoms peculiar to peripheral neuralgias and ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1878)
"This caseous external pachymeningitis -in Pott;s disease as a constant factor, readily explains many of the symptoms peculiar to peripheral neuralgias and ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1888)
"MJ Roberts: On Non-uniformity of the Principles of Treatment of Pott s Disease as Taught by Professor Sayre. New York Medical Journal and Obstetrical Review ..."

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