Orthopaedics – MCQ 39 – Sequelae of tuberculous spondylitis

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The most common sequelae of tuberculous spondylitis in an adolescent is:
A. Fibrous Ankylosis
B. Bony Ankylosis
C. Pathological dislocation
D. Chronic osteomyelitis

Correct answer : B. Bony Ankylosis

All tuberculous joints except spine usually heal with fibrous ankylosis. Whereas in the spinal joints, bony ankylosis is seen.

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