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2022 Jul

J Orthop Case Rep



An Uncommon Ischial Tuberosity Tuberculosis Infection.


Saxena S, Chandra N, Kumar A
J Orthop Case Rep. 2022 Jul; 12(7):1-4.
PMID: 36659879.


Ischium is one of the rare sites to be involved by mycobacterium tuberculosis. The incidence is generally not more than 0.2% in any of the large series. We report an unusual case of extrapulmonary tuberculosis of the ischial tuberosity presenting with chronic gluteal pain of 6 months duration.