Current Concepts In Diagnosis & Management Of Osteoarticular Tuberculosis

  • Dhammi IK Department of Orthopaedics, University College of Medical Science, Delhi
  • Kumar S Department of Orthopaedics, University College of Medical Science, Delhi
Keywords: Tuberculosis, osteoarticular, tubercular osteomyelitis


Tuberculosis is common worldwide and in endemic in India. Musculoskeletal tuberculosis, involving spine and other joints is seen in 1% to 3% of patients with tuberculosis. The disease has varied clinical presentation & lack of charateristic radiographic findings leading to delayed diagnosis and treatment. Early confirmed diagnosis & proper medical treatment are essential for control of the disease. This review article based on the recent literature review discuss the clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of osteoarticular tuberculosis.


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Dhammi IK, Kumar S. Current Concepts In Diagnosis & Management Of Osteoarticular Tuberculosis. ojmpc [Internet]. 2020Mar.31 [cited 2020Apr.4];26(1):3-13. Available from:
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