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International Journal of Case Reports in Orthopaedics
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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A

Tuberculosis of the sternoclavicular joint: A case report


Author(s): Kouamé Jean-Eric Kouassi, Koffi Léopold Krah, Jean Régis Akobé, Adélaide Natacha Kouassi and Michel Kodo

Abstract: Tuberculosis may affect almost all part of the body. However, it is very uncommon for tuberculosis to involve the sternoclavicular joint. We report the case of a 40-year-old female presented with pain and swelling of the medial edge of the right clavicle. A focused Computed tomography and early biopsy had help in timely diagnosis. The patient was put on anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy for on year. After treatment, the clinical and functional evolution were good.

DOI: 10.22271/27078345.2023.v5.i1a.140

Pages: 23-25 | Views: 433 | Downloads: 168

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How to cite this article:
Kouamé Jean-Eric Kouassi, Koffi Léopold Krah, Jean Régis Akobé, Adélaide Natacha Kouassi, Michel Kodo. Tuberculosis of the sternoclavicular joint: A case report. Int J Case Rep Orthop 2023;5(1):23-25. DOI: 10.22271/27078345.2023.v5.i1a.140


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