Disseminated tuberculous osteitis

Whitelaw, D. A. ; Currie, G. ; Littleton, N. (2004)

CITATION: Whitelaw, D. A., Currie, G. & Littleton, N. 2004. Disseminated tuberculous osteitis. South African Medical Journal, 94(2):92.

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A 25-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of chronic non-productive cough, an increasingly ‘lazy’ tongue, a pussy discharge from the right ear with increasing deafness, and right-sided headaches. There was no history of previous tuberculosis (TB), weight loss, promiscuity, intravenous drug abuse or excessive ethanol use.

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