Journal Article

Tuberculosis of the Knee in a Child

Murat Uzel, Mesut Garipardic, Ercan Cetinus, Erkal Bilgic, Ahmet Karaoguz, Cetin Boran and Ibrahim Oztoprak

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 50, issue 3, pages 182-184
Published in print June 2004 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online June 2004 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/50.3.182
Tuberculosis of the Knee in a Child

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The diagnosis for skeletal tuberculosis is often overlooked. We report a 9-year-old patient with a history of 2 years of swollen joint, with a diagnosis of tuberculosis of the knee with involvement of the proximal tibial epiphysis, and treated surgically and with anti-tuberculosis drug therapy.

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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