Finger tuberculous osteomyelitis

authors:

avatar Adel Fallah ghajary 1 , * , avatar Batool Sharifi-Mood 2 , avatar Roya Alavi-Naini 3 , avatar Maliheh Metanat 3 , avatar Farshid Fayyaz-Jahani 1

Resident of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicines, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicines, Research Center for Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicines, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicines, Research Center for Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicines, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.

how to cite: Fallah ghajary A, Sharifi-Mood B, Alavi-Naini R, Metanat M, Fayyaz-Jahani F. Finger tuberculous osteomyelitis. Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012;13(8):e93778.

Abstract

Bone and soft-tissue tuberculosis accounts for approximately 1% and 2% of total cases of tuberculosis, respectively. Tubercular involvement of metacarps and phalanges of the hand are extremely rare. In this case report a young woman was presented with finger tuberculosis without active pulmonary involvement.

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