Tuberculous osteomyelitis of the knee: a case report

  title={Tuberculous osteomyelitis of the knee: a case report},
  author={Pedro Esteban and Alex Soriano and Xavier Tom{\'a}s and Luis F. Quintana and Sebast{\'i}an Garc{\'i}a-Ramiro},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
Introduction: With the resurge of tuberculosis, due to the pandemic of the human immunodeficiency virus and the increase in the number of immunocompromised patients, osteoarticular tuberculosis has increased too. Materials and methods: We report of a 55-year-old patient, with chronic renal failure on haemodialysis, who presented with a painful knee and fever. Culture on Lowënstein–Jensen medium of joint liquid revealed a tuberculous affectation of the proximal tibia. Wide excision was performed… CONTINUE READING


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