[Bacillary trochanteritis. Apropos of 30 cases].

  title={[Bacillary trochanteritis. Apropos of 30 cases].},
  author={Jean Pierre Franceschi and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Chapuis and Georges Curvale and H. Roux and P C Aquaviva and P Groulier},
  journal={Revue du rhumatisme et des maladies osteo-articulaires},
  volume={58 6},
Tuberculous trochanteritis is rare. The authors report 30 cases, 2/3 of which were seen in sanatoria. They occurred in four cases out of five in patients with long standing tuberculosis but were sometimes the presenting feature. Development of an abscess of the trochanteric serous bursa is a virtually constant complication. Their minimal functional consequences and slow progression endow them with an apparently benign nature which masks the risk of secondary complications (4 cases of coxalgia… CONTINUE READING