AN INTERESTING CASE OF SECONDARY BONE TUBERCULOSIS MIMICKING BONE METASTASIS
Dr. Bindumathi P. L., Dr. Spandana Peddareddy*, Dr. K. V. S. Reddy and Dr. Sunil Kumar
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB).We present a case of young female presenting with low back pain and shoulder and left side arm pain since 1 year. The case was misdiagnosed as benign fibro osseous lesions of bone initially investigated for Thyroid Carcinoma but on further investigation she was found to have Bone Tuberculosis. Multifocal bone TB which is exceedingly rare in immunocompetent patient. Pain is the main symptom in the bone tuberculosis.
Keywords: Musculoskeletal TB, secondary metastasis, multifocal, immunocompetent, M. tuberculosis.
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