Category Archives: Spinal diseases

Damage to the nervous system in diseases of the skull and spine

Tuberculous spondylitis Tuberculous spondylitis is the most severe and common form of osteoarticular tuberculosis. In most cases, tuberculosis decay affects the thoracic spine (about 60% of cases), the second place in frequency is the lumbar (about 25% of cases), and the third is the cervical and sacral parts. More often, caries damages the vertebral body; primary damage to… Read More »

Paget’s disease

Paget ‘s disease is a chronic systemic bone disease, but it is often more limited in nature. The origin of the disease remains unclear. Paget ‘s disease is considered to be senile, because its clinical symptoms in noticeable form usually appear at the age of 50-70 years, however, with a targeted x-ray examination, it is possible to identify its initial symptoms in middle… Read More »


Craniostenosis is a deformation of the skull caused by the premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures in the early periods of life, when the growth and development of the brain is not yet complete. This delays the growth of the bones of the skull in a direction perpendicular to the closed suture. The causes of craniostenosis are… Read More »

Specific degenerative diseases of the spine

Osteochondrosis It is a degenerative change in the intervertebral disc. Age-related loss of fluids leads to a decrease in the height and strength of its fibrous tissues, as a result of which pseudospondylolisthesis of the mobile segment occurs . Sliding and rubbing movements accelerate the degenerative process. Etiology of osteochondrosis The disease develops mainly under the influence of improper static load… Read More »