Tuberculous osteomyelitis

Case contributed by Dr Paul Leong

Presentation

Painful foot

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bony erosion of the anterior calcaneus and cuboid, suggestive of osteomyelitis and septic arthritis of the calcaneo-cuboid joint.

MRI

Extensive osteomyelitis centred on the cuboid and calcaneus, with associated septic arthritis of the calcaneocuboid, subtalar and ankle joints.

Case Discussion

Tuberculosis was confirmed on aspiration of joint fluid.

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Case information

rID: 26839
Case created: 10th Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
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