Costal BCG osteomyelitis presenting as a tumor

@article{Hoppe1992CostalBO,
  title={Costal BCG osteomyelitis presenting as a tumor},
  author={Dr. med. J. E. Hoppe and Dr. Med. T. Orlikowsky and Dr. med. T. Klingebiel and Prof. Dr. med. D. Niethammer},
  journal={Infection},
  year={1992},
  volume={20},
  pages={94-96}
}
We present the case of an 11-month-old male infant who had been BCG vaccinated as a neonate. At the age of nine months, he developed a localized tumor above his right mamilla. The tumor destroyed the fourth rib and infiltrated the surrounding soft tissue. X-ray and CT scan suggested a malignant neoplasm. Histology, however, showed the typical picture of tuberculosis andMycobacterium bovis (BCG strain) was isolated from the lesion. Thus, the tumor was caused by an unusual presentation of a… CONTINUE READING

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