Young male complaining of back pain with claudication symptoms with difficulty standing or walking even for 5 min
MRI suggestive of L4/5 infective spondylodiscitis
We performed L4/5 spinal decompression
Histopath was suggestive of tuberculosis
L4/5 is unusual location for spinal tuberculosis. Also patient didn’t have any constitutional symptoms.
He had claudication symptoms, we see in spinal stenosis.
He did well post decompression and Anti tuberculous drugs