Tuberculosis of the distal ulna mimicking malignanacy - a rare case report

  • Dr. Sudhir Shyam Kushwaha M.S. (Orthopaedics), Senior Resident, King George s Medical University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dr. Kumar Shantanu M.S.(Orthopaedics), Assistant Professor, King George s Medical University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dr. Deepak Kumar M.S.(Orthopaedics), Assistant Professor, King George s Medical University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dr. Shailendra Singh M.S. (Orthopaedics), Assistant Professor, King George s Medical University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dr Prof Vineet Sharma M.S.(Orthopaedics), FICS, Professor, King George s Medical University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Keywords: Tuberculosis, Distal Ulna, long bone

Abstract

The tubercular involvement of the long bones of the extremities is very rare so, tuberculosis as a differential diagnosis is usually missed when a patient present with pain and swelling over long bones. The radiology is usually suggestive of the malignancy. We hereby present a case with pain and swelling over the ulna with a suspicion of malignanacy, but biopsy and per-operative findings were suggestive of tuberculosis.

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Tuberculosis of the distal ulna mimicking malignanacy - a rare case report
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DOI: 10.17511/ijmrr.2016.i02.002
Published: 2016-02-29
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Kushwaha SS, Shantanu K, Kumar D, Singh S, Sharma V. Tuberculosis of the distal ulna mimicking malignanacy - a rare case report. Int J Med Res Rev [Internet]. 2016Feb.29 [cited 2024Apr.24];4(2):264-6. Available from: https://ijmrr.medresearch.in/index.php/ijmrr/article/view/472
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