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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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Multiple Skin Abscesses and Myofibrosis of Bilateral Lower Limbs Following Repeated Intramuscular Injection of Pentazocine with Concomitant Tuberculous Infection

A case of 48 year male with history of pentazocine abuse. Patient developed multiple abscesses in both lower limbs with polymicrobial infection, one of them being mycobacterium tuberculosis. He also developed fibrous myopathy leading to stiff hip and knee. Severe side effects of over the counter prescriptions

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