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Figure 3: (a) Clinical photograph of a 6 year old child reported with severe kyphosis following long segment tuberculosis of spine. (b) lateral x-rays shows severe kyphosis with destruction of D5-9 vertebral bodies (c) the lateral x-rays of the same patient taken 3 months before (which patient was carrying) also shows widening of prevertebral soft tissue shadow seen as deviation of tracheal shadow infront of upper dorsal spine (white arrows). The diagnosis was missed at this stage

Figure 3: (a) Clinical photograph of a 6 year old child reported with severe kyphosis following long segment tuberculosis of spine. (b) lateral x-rays shows severe kyphosis with destruction of D5-9 vertebral bodies (c) the lateral x-rays of the same patient taken 3 months before (which patient was carrying) also shows widening of prevertebral soft tissue shadow seen as deviation of tracheal shadow infront of upper dorsal spine (white arrows). The diagnosis was missed at this stage