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  • Age/Sex 76 / F
  • Case Title 76-year-old woman with painless swelling of right chest wall and shoulder for 2 months
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Diagnosis With Brief Discussion

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Hanyang University Seoul Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Lab
- AFB (+) from aspriated fluid
- Miliary tuberculosis in the lung
Discussion
- 1-3% of patients with tuberculosis
- No pulmonary tb in 50% of patients with musculoskeletal tbc
- Mainly hematogenous dissemination, sometimes contiguous spread from pleura or pulmonary lesions
- Rib shaft and costovertal joint; most commonly involved bone in the thorax
- DDx; pyogenic infection, actinomycosis - Ubiquitous zoonotic disease
Keywords
Chest wall, Infection, tuberculosis,
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