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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 65, No. 6, 2003, pp. 515-516
Bioline Code: is03113
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 65, No. 6, 2003, pp. 515-516

 en Case Report - Tuberculous osteomyelitis: A bizarre presentation
Paras R Kothari, Tarun Kumar, Ashish Jiwane, Bharati Kulkarni, Alka Kalgutkar

Abstract

An 11-year-old boy presented with multiple swellings all over the body. One of the swellings present over the chest was incised and drained. This revealed the diagnosis by the demonstration of tubercle bacilli in the discharge from cutaneous sinuses and cold abscesses. Surgical treatment was followed by four-drug anti-tubercular chemotherapy.

Keywords
Tuberculosis, Osteomyelitis.

 
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