TITLE

MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS MONOARTHRITIS IN A CHILD

AUTHOR(S)
Rajakumar, Dereck; Rosenberg, Alan M.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Romanian Journal of Pediatrics;2009, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p374
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A child with isolated Mycobacterium tuberculosis monoarthritis, with features initially suggesting oligoarthritis subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, is presented. This patient illustrates the need to consider the possibility of tuberculosis as the cause of oligoarthritis in high-risk pediatric populations even in the absence of a tuberculosis contact history and without evidence of overt pulmonary disease.
ACCESSION #
53445741

 

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