Tuberculosis affecting the left sternoclavicular joint

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi


C/o pain and swelling in the left sterno calvicular joint.

Patient Data

Age: 30 yrs
Gender: Male

Altered signal in the medial end of left clavicle and left side of sternum adjacent to left sternoclavicular joint. Granulation/abscess formation in the soft tissue adjacent to left sternoclavicular joint and medial aspect of left clavicle. Multiple subcentimeter to 1.5 cm size lymphnode in the left supra and infra-clavicular region along the subclavian vessels, left axilla.

Case Discussion

These features most likely represents infective pathology like tuberculosis. 

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Case information

rID: 20798
Published: 13th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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