Tuberculous osteomyelitis of femur

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Case Discussion

30 year old male. 

Lytic lesion within left proximal femur with endosteal scalloping.

Treated as tuberculous osteomyelitis with symptomatic improvement after 15 days of AKT.

Surgery done - Biopsy taken. Bone grafting done.

Pathology says - Tuberculosis.

Last two of three radiographs - follow up after 3 mths

Last radiograph - 9 months post treatment

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Case information

rID: 10028
Case created: 12th Jun 2010
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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