In particular, trochanteric bursitis is an extremely rare manifestation of osteoarticular tuberculosis. We describe a case of tuberculous coxitis. Tuberculosis of the hip joint region in children. MAF MohideenI; MN RasoolII. I MBChB(Medunsa). Registrar. Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of . PubMed journal article [Tuberculous coxitis in the hips 55 years after primary tuberculosis were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Prime PubMed App to.

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Tuberculosis of the hip in children has variable radiological manifestations. Management in tubeerculosis The aim of management is to have a painless, mobile hip with anatomy of the hip joint as near to normal as possible. Once suspected clinically, radiological examination of both hips and lungs should be analyzed critically. The prognosis is poor. Edit article Share article View revision history. J Korean Orthop Assoc.

The characteristic radiological manifestations of tuberculosis of the hip were osteopaenia and cystic bone lesions varying in size, resembling chondroblastoma, eosinophilic granuloma and subacute pyogenic osteomyelitis. Fibrous ankylosis was seen in two cases in this study.

Tuberculosis in Germany in and Clinical and radiological data were collected from case records. Tuberculosis of the bones and joints ; Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

Tuberculosis of hip: A current concept review

Immediate cementless total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of active tuberculosis. The prognosis in general is good. Further, a fixed hip coxiyis nonanatomical position puts the other hip, spine and knee in tuberculosiz disadvantages with resulting consequences. On the other hand there is a worldwide threat of an untreatable epidemic of multidrug resistant TB with the global explosion of HIV and irrational treatment in some parts of the world.


It does not address clinical problems such as flexion, adduction and internal rotation and the role of adductor tenotomy and realignment abduction extension osteotomy.

Tuberculous coxitis: diagnostic problems and varieties of treatment: a case report.

The MRI showed a joint space narrowing in the cranial part of the acetabulum with increased subchondral sclerosis as well as a synovial enhancement with bone marrow edema in the femoral head and the corresponding acetabulum. With a mean followup of 4. Approach to septic arthritis.

A natural course of a dislocated healed tuberculous hip in a child. The femoral neck is widened.

The pathological fracture healed coxitos immobilisation by six weeks in a spica cast. Analysis of joint aspirate may help in excluding some of the other causes of painful hip in children like septic arthritis, transient synovitis, hemarthrosis, etc. They concluded that THA in the tuberculous hip is a safe procedure and produces superior functional results compared with resection arthroplasty or arthrodesis. Campbell and Hoffman 16 observed relationship between radiological type and results with treatment.

We prefer the traction, coxtis assisted movements of the hip joint can be started earlier. Tuberculosis remains a major cause of skeletal infection in developing countries.

tubfrculosis They concluded that hip replacement in the presence of active tuberculous arthritis of the hip may be a safe procedure when peri operative chemotherapy was used. All the osteoarticular lesions were histologically confirmed for tuberculosis. Treatment of hip and knee joint tuberculosis.

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.


Tuberculous coxitis in the hips 55 years after primary tuberculosis. Management of tuberculosis of the hip joint. MRI may show synovial effusion, osseous edema and areas of bone destruction.

Tuberculosis of the hip region in children can manifest in various radiological forms. Tuberculoss authors believe that surgical debridement and drainage is necessary. Thereafter by confirming TBC and open lung tuberculosis, the patient was treated with combination of oral Isoniazid, Rifampicin, Ethambutol and Pyrazinamid.

Management Early diagnosis and effective chemotherapy are vital to save the joint.

Tuberculosis of hip: A current concept review

Finally it should be emphasized, that a decision for performing a less extensive bone-saving operative intervention for the coxihis of TBC as a first step with a minimal surgical expenditure for patient and surgeon in a suitable case does not exclude further application of more extensive surgical treatment, thus the above mentioned surgical techniques could be still performed in case of failure.

Bone and joint tuberculosis — Guidelines for management. In early stages of TB of hip, there is a diagnostic dilemma when plain X-rays are negative.

This consisted of isoniazide, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and pyridoxine. The good nutritional status and control of any co morbidities helps in minimizing the chances of recrudescence. Joint debridement, skeletal traction, and mobilization exercises may give more satisfying results as compared to the immobilization by hip spica.

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