In particular, trochanteric bursitis is an extremely rare manifestation of osteoarticular tuberculosis. We describe a case of tuberculous coxitis. Tuberculosis of the hip joint region in children. MAF MohideenI; MN RasoolII. I MBChB(Medunsa). Registrar. Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of . PubMed journal article [Tuberculous coxitis in the hips 55 years after primary tuberculosis were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Prime PubMed App to.

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Gastric secretion examined by polymerase chain reaction PCR as well as bacterial culture and microscopy of the sputum showed an amount of M. Imaging features of extraaxial musculoskeletal tuberculosis. Amniotic arthroplasty for tuberculosis of the hip joint.

Tuberculous coxitis: diagnostic problems and varieties of treatment: a case report.

Tuberculoeis report an unusual case of tuberculous coxitis in a year-old healthy native female with recurrent hip pain. Chronic slowly progressive monoarthritis tuberculosis of the hip without systemic symptoms mimicking osteoarthritis: An argument against Girdlestone resection or arthrodesis was the improvement of ROM as well as the reduction of pain supported by a regular performed physiotherapy during the period before operative intervention.

How helpful are the modern diagnostic imaging modalities like ultrasonography USGmagnetic resonance imaging MRIbone scan or immunological and molecular diagnostic tests like polymerase chain reaction PCR to ckxitis TB hip at an early stage?

With progression, medial displacement of the floor occurs with pressure of the femoral head. A preliminary report of twenty cases of hip joint tuberculosis treated by tuberulosis operation devised to eliminate motion by fusing the joint. Local exacerbation is observed in cases with insufficient systemic treatment, whereas in most of the cases the results referring to ROM and pain-reduction are satisfactory. Babhulkar S, Pande S. It is a sensitive test to detect soft tberculosis abnormalities in and around the joint.


The clinical features were mainly flexion, adduction and internal rotation contractures with subsequent shortening. The mean Harris hip score at averaged 4 years was There is gross destruction of capsule, synovium, bones and articular cartilage.

Hip replacement In tubercular arthritis, as acetabulum is involved, there is no role of hemi replacement. These hips were mainly of the poor prognostic types, with erosion of the head or acetabulum, dislocation or joint narrowing.

The initial radiological appearance predicts the outcome, especially in the ‘normal’ type of hip. Antitubercular treatment continued postoperatively between 6 and 15 months. Footnotes Source of Support: Furthermore coxxitis second aspiration of the right hip joint confirmed M.

A comparison of radiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance tuberrculosis. Joint debridement, skeletal traction, and mobilization exercises may give more satisfying results as compared to the immobilization by hip spica. To establish the diagnosis the patient should be subjected to USG examination; synovial effusion can be aspirated and subjected for cytology, AFB smear and PCR tuberculosi.

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Any pathological joint lesion where the exact diagnosis is cositis should be considered tubercular in origin unless proven otherwise. The shortcomings of excision arthroplasty like shortening of the limb and huberculosis of hip joint can be minimized to some extent by prolonged skeletal traction upto 3 months with on traction exercises in bed. IS was involved in revising the manuscript critically for important intellectual content.


No benefits in any form have been received or will be received from any commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this article. An eight to year follow-up.

Microbiological and microscopic examination of intraoperative swabs and surface biopsies did not detect Tuberculossi. When it lodges first in synovium, the synovial membrane becomes swollen and congested.

Articles Cases Courses Quiz. The ideal site for corrective osteotomy is as near the deformed joint as possible. Tuberculous coxitis in the hips 55 years after primary tuberculosis. This deformity may also occur with collapse of the femoral neck Figures 9a and b.

However, long-term follow-up is not available. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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Tuberculosis of hip: A current concept review

Hospital stay ranged between 3 and 8 weeks. However, there are several recommendations for the period of treatment and combination of antituberculotic medication before an operative treatment [ 1112 ] to reduce potential risk of reactivation of infection. The physical load for the right leg was gradually increased and ROM was continuously improved. Tubberculosis experience with year followup evaluation.

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