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Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied Sciences
Year : 2013, Volume : 1, Issue : 1to3
First page : ( 79) Last page : ( 81)
Print ISSN : 2347-6192. Online 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

Corresponding author email id: *drvkr1234@gmail.com



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.


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