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Isolated Tuberculous Abscess of Brachialis Muscle without Bone Involvement
Purvi Mittal, Yashwant Kumar Rao, Deepankar Bhattacharya.
Department of Pediatrics, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India.
Skeletal muscle tuberculosis without underlying osseous or extra osseous involvement is an extremely rare presentation of tuberculosis. We describe a case of tuberculous abscess of brachialis muscle in a 13 year old boy. Diagnosis was established by PCR and histology. The patient was on standard four-drug regimen with no evidence of disease activity at the three month follow-up.

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