Tuberculosis of the Greater Trochanteric Bursa Occurring 51 Years after Tuberculous Nephritis

@article{Yamamoto2002TuberculosisOT,
  title={Tuberculosis of the Greater Trochanteric Bursa Occurring 51 Years after Tuberculous Nephritis},
  author={Tetsuji Yamamoto and Yasuo Iwasaki and Masahiro Kurosaka},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={21},
  pages={397-400}
}
We present a case of tuberculous greater trochanteric bursitis occurring 51 years after tuberculous nephritis in a 71-year-old man. Radiographs of the affected hip revealed focal osteolysis of the greater trochanter and calcification in the surrounding soft tissues. Contrast-enhanced CT scans and MRI revealed that the enlarged bursa extended into the… CONTINUE READING