Young Adult Hip: Reactivation of dormant, previously undiagnosed Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection following intra-articular steroid injection

What to Learn from this Article? Peri-prosthetic TB infection is uncommon especially in a patient with no known history of the disease.The atypical nature of the infection, means it can be easily missed. However, if diagnosed early the prognosis is considerably better, and the implants can be retained, sparing the patient of a major revision surgery. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 1 | JOCR Jan-Mar 2016 | Page 23-25 | Tadros B.J,...

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