Potts disease


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Pott's′ disease`

(pɒts)

n.
caries of the bodies of the vertebrae, often resulting in marked curvature of the spine.
[1825–35; after Percival Pott (1714–88), British surgeon, who described it]
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All the samples aspirated showed acid-fast gram negative bacilli, thus confirming our clinical diagnosis of Potts disease of spine associated with a huge retropharyngeal abscess.