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Journal Article


American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), Volume 42, Number 2, p.E16-17 (2013)



adult, Antitubercular Agents, article, case report, female, human, Humans, Osteoarticular, Postpartum Period, puerperium, sacroiliac joint, sacroiliitis, Tuberculosis, tuberculostatic agent, tuberculous arthritis


Postpartum inflammatory sacroiliitis is a well known clinical entity, treatment for which is conservative. Pyogenic sacroiliitis also has been reported in literature following caesarian section. We report a rare case of postpartum tuberculous (TB) sacroiliitis, which, to our knowledge, has not been reported in the literature earlier. The patient completely recovered with antituberculous treatment.


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K. R. Nair and Jayachandran, R., “Postpartum tuberculous sacroiliitis.”, American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), vol. 42, pp. E16-17, 2013.