Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied SciencesYear : 2013, Volume : 1, Issue : 1to3
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ISSN : 2347-6192.
ISSN : 2347-6206.
A Case of Macrocytic Anaemia with Paraplegia due to Tuberculosis
Reddy Varun Kumar*, Student, Lokendranath G**, Assistant Professor, Rao R Prabhakar***, Professor
Department of Medicine, Santhiram Medical College, Nandyal518501, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Online published on 14 November, 2013.
A case of macrocytic anaemia with tuberculosis and paraplegia is very rare. This paper discusses the case of a patient who presented with fever and paraplegia, duly diagnosed as spinal tuberculosis, and showed considerable improvement with anti-tubercular regimen and treatment with vitamin B12.
Macrocytic anaemia, Tuberculosis, Paraplegia, Anti-tubercular regimen, Vitamin B12.