ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Q. When can pain revoke after bone tuberculosis treatment?

Answered by
Dr. Sumit Chawla
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 25, 2016 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hello doctor,

My brother is 23 years old. For the last two years he is having some pain in left hip joint area. He is unable to walk, move and feel dizzy. We consulted many doctors, some said he is having bone tuberculosis and he got treated for that. After treatment, it got cured. But, with changing weather it gets revoked and the pain will be more acute. That pain is not constant; it will come and go. We are unable to understand what the problem is. I am attaching all the prescriptions and reports for your reference. Please help.

ADVERTISEMENT
#

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity) and read your history and prescription.

  • Your brother has ankylosing spondylitis, chronic painful condition.
  • Waxing waning symptoms (periods of intense irritation that disappears relatively) and the chronic nature of pain are the characteristic features of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • History and treatment revived till now is perfectly elaborated. However, to comment on the treatment, I would like to see x-ray of pelvis with both hips - anteroposterior view and x-ray lumbosacral spine both anteroposterior and lateral view.
  • After seeing the current x-ray, according to the condition I can truly comment on the treatment received, preventive measures and the new treatment guidelines best suited.

Revert back with the x-rays to an orthopaedician and traumatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/orthopaedician-and-traumatologist

Hello doctor,

I am attaching the MRI scan of my brother (full body scan) and some reports. Please go through that and suggest the next course of action. Thank you.

#

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

I have gone through the MRI images and the reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity) provided.

  • They show minimal facet arthropathy and ligamentum flavum arthropathy.
  • Before suggesting any treatment, I want to bring forward a few points.
  1. First, currently you have mentioned hip pain as the main site of pain, but the MRI is of lumbosacral region.
  2. Second, these investigations are three years old and do not truly represent the current pathological state.
  3. Thirdly, no imaging or clinical examination findings pertaining to hip are available.
  • In my previous answer too, I have asked for x-ray pelvis with both hips anteroposterior view and x-ray lumbosacral spine both anteroposterior and lateral view. Kindly follow with same.

Revert back with the asked x-rays and details to an orthopaedician and traumatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/orthopaedician-and-traumatologist


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
MRI says degenerative changes seen. Is any treatment required?

A lumbar brace can help too, coupled with physiotherapy ...   Read full

If problem is in hip joint then why do I have pain in the knee?

My report shows AVN stage 3 of hip joint, for which I have been suggested hip replacement surgery ...  My question is that, if problem is in hip joint then why I have so many problems with knees...   Read full

Exemptia for ankylosing spondylitis result in dry scaly skin and rashes. Does it indicate psoriasis?

Joint pain is still there but mild ...   Read full

ADVERTISEMENT

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


Listeriosis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Listeriosis is a bacterial infection, that can result in severe complications like meningitis, sepsis, and even death. R...  Read more»
Myositis - Types, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prognosis
The term "myositis" refers to a set of uncommon diseases. To know more about myositis, read the full article below.  Read more»
Osteoporosis: an Important Public Health Problem
Osteoporosis is a problem that is largely preventable. This article focuses on the causes of osteoporosis and the availa...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask an Orthopaedician & Traumatologist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.