n South African Journal of Child Health - Tubercular cold abscess at an unusual site mimicking a pyogenic abscess : case report
|Article Title||Tubercular cold abscess at an unusual site mimicking a pyogenic abscess : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Affiliations||1 Aligarh Muslim University, India, 2 Aligarh Muslim University, India, 3 Aligarh Muslim University, India, 4 Aligarh Muslim University, India and 5 Management and Science University, Malaysia|
|Publication Date||May 2013|
|Pages||77 - 78|
Tuberculosis affects much of the world's population, and 1 - 5% of all cases are musculoskeletal. Tuberculosis of the soft tissues secondary to underlying bone involvement is not uncommon, but selective tissue involvement without bony abnormality is rare. We present a case in which two tubercular abscesses presented at an unusual site with no underlying bony involvement, simulating a pyogenic abscess.
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