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
Keywords: Tuberculous bursitis, Greater trochanter, Immunocompetent patient, Hip pain

Abstract

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

Published
2016-01-18
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Articles

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eISSN: 1694-0423