Bilateral pathological subluxation of hips secondary to tuberculosis in an adult: A rare presentation

Atmananda Hegde, Rajan Babu, Abhishek Shetty

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Clinical descriptions of tuberculosis date back to antiquity. Extra-pulmonary involvement is noted in approximately 14% of patients, with 1% to 8% having osseous disease. In literature, some cases of bilateral traumatic dislocations have been described, but reports on bilateral pathological subluxations or dislocations of hip joints, that too in adults, are extremely rare. Tuberculosis can present in myriad ways and it can mimic any disease. The sole purpose of writing this article was to report one of the extremely rare presentations of skeletal tuberculosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-184
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 03-02-2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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