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Previous Case:

Case 138: Transhepatic Portal Node Biopsy
A transhepatic route is a simple way to approach portal, pancreatic and peritoneal lesions

Current Cases:

These are 3 different patients. The first is 61-years old post radiotherapy to the neck for buccal cancer, the 2nd - post epidural injection in the lumbar spine and the 3rd with lower dorsal backache and fever.

What will you do next? How do you know what kind of infection this is? Tuberculosis? Pyogenic? Fungal?

The only way is to biopsy.

The video describes the 3 cases and why and how to biopsy patients with suspected infectious spondylitis.