Postpartum tuberculous sacroiliitis.
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), Volume 42, Number 2, p.E16-17 (2013)
Keywords: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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