[Tuberculous arthritis of the thumb: a case report].


Fingers are an uncommon location of osteoarticular tuberculosis. We report herein a case affecting the thumb in an 8-year-old boy. He presented painful swelling of the right thumb, which had a tumoral aspect and had been evolving for 3 months with general signs of tuberculosis impregnation. Bacteriology and biopsy findings confirmed the diagnosis. Medical… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arcped.2009.10.015


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@article{Rabesalama2010TuberculousAO, title={[Tuberculous arthritis of the thumb: a case report].}, author={S S E N Rabesalama and Hery Nirina Rakoto-Ratsimba and M. Rakotovao and Henri Jean Claude Razafimahandry}, journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie}, year={2010}, volume={17 1}, pages={45-8} }