PDF | Although the prevalence of tuberculosis reduces, it still belongs to the most important infectious diseases worldwide even in industrial. Tuberculosis of the hip joint region in children. MAF MohideenI; MN RasoolII. I MBChB(Medunsa). Registrar. Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of . In particular, trochanteric bursitis is an extremely rare manifestation of osteoarticular tuberculosis. We describe a case of tuberculous coxitis.

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Radiological tests done included routine hip X-ray, chest X-ray and a bone scan. Excision arthroplasty for tuberculous and pyogenic arthritis of the hip. However, long-term follow-up is not available.

Pain in the hip, limp, restriction of movements is present in almost all the cases. The patient should bear weight with support by holding stick in opposite hand. Although the prevalence of tuberculosis reduces, it still belongs to the ccoxitis important infectious diseases worldwide even in industrial countries.

Less commonly seen were infiltrative permeative lesions resembling chronic osteomyelitis.

Common radiological features were osteopaenia and coxifis lesions in the neck and acetabulum. The outcome of allografts and anterior instrumentation in spinal tuberculosis. Published online Oct 4.

Cementless total replacement for old tuberculosis of the hip. The cornerstone of management is early diagnosis. The patient was able to walk without crutches suffering only minor pain. Vora 23 cautioned that during synovectomy, utmost attention should be given to safeguard the feeding vessels to the head, located beneath the hypertrophied synovium.


Tuberculosis of hip: A current concept review

Similarly in adult’s avascular necrosis AVNdegenerative and inflammatory conditions may pose a problem in the diagnosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Tubercular arthritis, hip, children, total hip replacement. Reactivation of tuberculosis after total hip replacement.

The Pelvic support osteotomy. Young adult with sound bony ankylosis in functioning position has to learn to adopt himself for the active life. Using the Shanmugasundaram classification there were eight ‘normal hips’ Figures 234 and 5seven dislocating Figure 6two travelling acetabulum Figure 7two Perthes’, five protrusio acetabuli, two atrophic and three mortar-and-pestle types Figure 8 Table III.

Similarly in Wang et al. A MRI xoxitis the pelvis performed 3 months before admittance showed a swelling of the capsule and reduction of the cartilage in the right hip joint which coxiis considered as an early arthritis or coxitis. He did not state whether his patients had biopsies, but stated that surgery provided little benefit.

They concluded that hip replacement in the presence of ttb tuberculous arthritis of the hip may be a safe procedure when peri operative chemotherapy was used.

The shortcomings of excision arthroplasty like shortening coxtis the limb and instability of hip joint can be minimized to some extent by prolonged skeletal traction upto 3 months with on traction exercises in bed. Sinuses and lymph nodes were also seen coxxitis.

Tuberculous Coxitis: Diagnostic Problems and Varieties of Treatment: A Case Report

Table 2 Clinicoradiological classification of tuberculosis of the hip. Furthermore different surgical techniques as arthrotomy with debridement, arthrodesis, Girdlestone resection arthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty THA [ 13 – 18 ] have been performed in cases of extensive disease [ 519 ]. Shortening of limb and deformity further complicates the condition.


In the stage of synovitis, there may not be changes in the joint and many a time’s diagnosis is missed; hence confirmation of diagnosis by demonstration of tubercular bacilli or histological features in biopsy is recommended. Charnley low friction arthroplasty in tuberculosis of the hip. Lack of familiarity may lead to a delay in diagnosis and treatment. Histological proof may not be necessary in all the cases in the endemic zones for TB.

He also suggested that femoral head should not be dislocated to facilitate the synovectomy procedure. The prognosis in general is good.

The physical load for the right leg was gradually increased and ROM was continuously improved.

[Coxitis due to multidrug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a HIV negative patient].

Its acceptance in Indian subcontinent is very low due to socio cultural reasons. Bone grafting of cystic lesions was perfomed by Kumar. Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings Three cases were seen in this study.