From the case: Spina ventosa

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Spina ventosa is another name given to tuberculous dactylitis, and is a relatively uncommon manifestation of tuberculosis.  ”

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  • Tuberculous dactylitis - “ Tuberculous dactylitis, also known as spina ventosa, is a rare skeletal manifestation of tuberculosis where the short tubular bones (i.e. phalange...”

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