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Fig. 20 | Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Fig. 20

From: Unusual patterns of tuberculosis on cross-sectional imaging: a pictorial review

Fig. 20

Tuberculous paraspinal abscess with fistulous communication between oesophagus and bronchi. CT images of a 25-year-old male show a paraspinal abscess (* in A) involving multiple vertebral segments, air foci are seen within the abscess at multiple levels (BD) with vertebral body irregularity and scalloping (black arrow in C), fistulous communication is seen between the paraspinal abscess and cervical oesophagus (white arrow in B) and right and left segmental bronchi (white arrow in C, D)

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