Tubercular osteomyelitis of the first metatarsal bone as a cause of forefoot pain.

@article{Jain2016TubercularOO,
  title={Tubercular osteomyelitis of the first metatarsal bone as a cause of forefoot pain.},
  author={Vijay Kumar Jain and Dharmendra Kumar and Rajendra Kumar Arya and Skand Sinha and Ananta Kumar Naik},
  journal={Foot},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={19-21}
}
The reporting of isolated metatarsal tuberculosis in the available literature is sparse, herein we report a case of 26-year-old female who presented with insidious onset pain and swelling in her forefoot. Radiograph showed osteolysis of the first metatarsal. Magnetic resonance imaging showed osseous erosion with marrow oedema. Diagnosis was ascertained by… CONTINUE READING