Atypical skeletal tuberculosis

Edith M. Marom, Avital Porter, Michael Gornish, Maya Cohen, Isac Russo

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Tuberculosis remains a major cause of skeletal infection in many parts of the world. With the advent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and mass emigration from underdeveloped to industrialized nations this past decade, a new patient population is being encountered in which extrapulmonary tuberculosis is not uncommon and atypical presentations may confuse the diagnosis. Our recent experience with an unusual presentation has prompted this report.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)620-622
Number of pages3
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number8
StatePublished - Nov 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Osteolysis
  • Skeleton
  • Tuberculosis


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