Tuberculosis of sacroiliac joint: an unusual presentation.
A 25-year-old man presented with low back pain and fever. After an initial delay, a diagnosis of tuberculosis of left sacroiliac joint was established by fine-needle aspiration of the joint. Awareness of extrapulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis and high index of suspicion will facilitate early diagnosis and treatment.
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Gupta, R., Bienenstock, H., Morano, P., & Gupta, A. (2005). Tuberculosis of sacroiliac joint: an unusual presentation. Journal of the National Medical Association, 97(8), 1174–1176.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Hematology-Medical Oncology Division