[Tuberculous osteitis in infants].


Clinical and diagnostic aspects, surgical outcomes, bacteriological findings were investigated for 72 infants under 3 years old operated for tuberculous ostitis. Tuberculin and seroimmunodiagnosis revealed infection allergy in 1/3 of the cases. The treatment comprises radical surgical reconstruction, drug and functional therapy. Tuberculous ostitis may arise due to vaccinal strain of M. tuberculosis.

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@article{Mushkin1995TuberculousOI, title={[Tuberculous osteitis in infants].}, author={A Iu Mushkin and Kaspars Kovaļenko and V V Vatutina}, journal={Problemy tuberkuleza}, year={1995}, volume={5}, pages={8-11} }