Isolated medial cuneiform tuberculosis: a case report.

  title={Isolated medial cuneiform tuberculosis: a case report.},
  author={Murat Bozkurt and Metin Doğan and Hakan Şeşen and Sacit Turanl{\'i} and Mustafa Başbozkurt},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  volume={44 1},
Skeletal involvement in extrapulmonary tuberculosis is extremely rare, and foot involvement accounts for less than 10% of osteoarticular tuberculosis. Tuberculosis osteomyelitis of the foot can also mimic a wide range of pathology. As a result, this condition is often misdiagnosed, or the true nature of the lesion is identified late in the diagnostic process. This article reports a case of tuberculosis in the medial cuneiform of a 3-year-old girl. Initially misdiagnosed as osteochondrosis, the… CONTINUE READING