The recent orthopedic literature has shown skeletal and intra-articular tuberculosis to be a major diagnostic problem, with a confusing clinical picture that can delay diagnosis and management. Skeletal involvement occurs in approximately 1% of the population with active tuberculosis. We report a 27 year old American with extrapulmonary tuberculosis in two sites - the knee and the kidney - that presented as mechanical derangement of the knee.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||New York State Journal of Medicine|
|State||Published - 1987|