Cystic transphyseal bone tuberculosis: a report of two cases


Akgul T. , Ozger H., Goksan B. S. , Eren I.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.46, no.4, pp.316-319, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2012.2698
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-319

Abstract

We present two cases of tuberculosis osteomyelitis mimicking subacute osteomyelitis and treated without extensive debridement. Tuberculous osteomyelitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of proximal tibial infections in children and early diagnosis and treatment is possible without extensive debridement.