Pott's disease


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Pott's disease

[′päts di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Abnormal backward curvature of the spine caused by tuberculous osteitis.
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This supports the theory that infection in Pott's disease originates in the pelvic organs and disseminates hematogenously via Batson's plexus to involve more superior areas of the spine in a watershed fashion.
Patients with Pott's disease present with restricted movements of the neck and pain at the back of the neck.