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Case Report: Tuberculous trochanteric bursitis, a rare cause of hip pain in an immunocompetent patient: A case report

Anuj Rastogi
Vikas Verma
Yogesh Kumar Yadav
Ajai Singh


Tuberculous bursitis in an immunocompetent patient is rare and needs a high index of suspicion for accurate  diagnosis and management. We present a case of tubercular bursitis of the left greater trochanter in a 45 year  old female, which was diagnosed on histopathology after surgical debridement and biopsy of the lesion.

KEY WORDS: Tuberculous bursitis; Greater trochanter, Immunocompetent patient; Hip pain

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