A Swelling over Sternum in a Child: Reminder of an Uncommon Diagnosis

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Lack of awareness about isolated tubercular osteomyelitis of the sternum resulted in a delay in diagnosing the condition in an eleven-year-old girl who presented with a gradually increasing swelling over the sternum. Radiological, histological, and microbiological investigations helped diagnose the condition and the child responded well to antitubercular… (More)

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@inproceedings{Joshi2016ASO, title={A Swelling over Sternum in a Child: Reminder of an Uncommon Diagnosis}, author={Pradnya Joshi and Sandeep B Bavdekar and Sushma Uttam Save}, booktitle={Case reports in pediatrics}, year={2016} }