Isolated cystic tuberculosis of scapula; case report and review of literature

@inproceedings{Tripathy2010IsolatedCT,
  title={Isolated cystic tuberculosis of scapula; case report and review of literature},
  author={Sujit Kumar Tripathy and Ramesh Kumar Sen and Anurag Sharma and Tajir Tamuk},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2010}
}
Tubercular osteomylitis of scapula is extremely rare. The isolated involvement of this flat bone without any primary focus confuses the surgeon with other pathology and as a result there is always delay in diagnosis. This article discusses about an isolated multicystic tubercular lesion of scapula which remained untreated for about two years as the primary physician biased with the history of trauma and suspected it to be a post-traumatic hematoma. MRI picture was deceptive. Finally, diagnosis… CONTINUE READING