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In particular, trochanteric bursitis is an extremely rare manifestation of osteoarticular tuberculosis. We describe a case of tuberculous coxitis. Tuberculosis of the hip joint region in children. MAF MohideenI; MN RasoolII. I MBChB(Medunsa). Registrar. Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of . PubMed journal article [Tuberculous coxitis in the hips 55 years after primary tuberculosis were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Prime PubMed App to.

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Shanmugasundaram’s classification of tuberculosis of the hip joint was used to classify the different radiological patterns of tuberculosis of the hip tubercukosis seven types 13 Figure 1. Services on Demand Article.

Early surgical treatment of tuberculosis of the hip in children. X-ray of the chest showed tubreculosis enhanced parenchymal change in both apical segments. The organism reaches the bone and remains dormant until recrudescence occurs. On the other hand there is a worldwide threat of an untreatable epidemic of multidrug resistant TB with the global explosion of HIV and irrational treatment in some parts of the world. English pdf Article in xml format Cxoitis references How to cite this article Automatic translation.

Tuberculosis of the hip joint region in children

The hip movements are painful and grossly restricted with shortening of the limb. The TB of hip is still utberculosis common condition in developing countries.

The aim of management is to have a painless, mobile hip with anatomy of the hip joint as near to normal as possible. Most of the literature on tuberculosis of the hip in children is over 40 years old.


In the present time MRI has helped us to detect the early morbid pathology in the joint as it shows the predestructive lesion like edema and inflammation. Nil Conflict of Interest: Depending upon the extent of involvement there can be deformity, shortening of the limb, swelling, pathological dislocations, and sinuses. Tuberculosis of the bones and joints ; Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

Table 2 Coxltis classification of tuberculosis of the hip.

J Bone Joint Surg ; 63B: If undertaken in association with extensive debridement and appropriate anti-TB treatment, it provides symptomatic relief and functional improvement It is reasonable to believe that THA placed in an active disease with structurally weak bone would fail biomechanically more often, however, the follow of THR in such cases hardly show recurrence of tubetculosis or loosening of implant.

The treatment of osteoarticular tuberculosis includes anti-tuberculosis drugs. The presence of apparent shortening or true shortening separated early arthritis and arthritis [ Table 1 ].

J Korean Orthop Assoc. In the ‘travelling acetabulum’ type, the lesion is in the roof.

Tuberculous coxitis: diagnostic problems and varieties of treatment: a case report.

In tubercular arthritis, as acetabulum is involved, there is no role of hemi replacement. Various radiological appearances are seen, i. X-ray pelvis with both hip joints anteroposterior view showing a tubercular arthritis of left hip. This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License http: Debridement, limited synovectomy and curettage of the osseous cavities and defects were performed when bone lesions were present.

The management in children as in adults depends upon the stage at presentation.


Tuberculosis of hip: A current concept review

Initial X-ray of the right pelvis showing only a slight joint space narrowing with affection of the acetabulum and the femoral head. It is a sensitive test to detect soft tissue abnormalities in and around the joint. Many present in the advanced stage of the disease due to delayed diagnosis. Histological proof may not be necessary coitis all the cases in the endemic zones for TB.

Shanmugasundaram proposed a radiological classification for tuberculosis of the hip joint. The MRI showed a joint space narrowing in the cranial part of the acetabulum with increased subchondral sclerosis as well as a synovial enhancement with bone marrow edema in the femoral head and the corresponding acetabulum. Seven children had extra-articular lesions.

Cystic lesions, erosions and infiltrative lesions were routinely curetted and biopsied.

If necessary, biopsy can be taken from diseased tissue to establish the diagnosis. After surgery, skeletal traction is applied, and movements of the hip are allowed under supervision as soon as patient is able to do.

Physiotherapy was commenced after weeks. The outcome of tuberculosis of the hip in children depends on the extent of the disease. In the ‘normal’ type, the disease mainly involved the synovium. Arthroplasty using the Charnley prosthesis in old tuberculosis of the hip.