Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004492
Title: A rare of sacral tuberculosis in an immunosufficient woman: A case report
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Case Studies
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    Tuberculosis (TB) is endemic in India and is a major public health problem globally. The prevalence of TB in 2015 is 2.5 million cases. Extrapulmonary TB (EPTB) accounts for 16% of all the TB cases. Osteoarticular TB makes up for 1–5% of all the TB cases and 10–18% of all the EPTB cases. Spinal TB is the most common form of osteoarticular TB and isolated sacral TB is extremely rare. A 32-year-old female who presented with lower backache is diagnosed with TB and is treated for the same.

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    A. K. Amritha Lekha*, J. Krishnakumar

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    Department of Community Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. A. K. Amritha Lekha, Department of Community Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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    Author:

    A. K. Amritha Lekha*, J. Krishnakumar

    Title:A rare of sacral tuberculosis in an immunosufficient woman: A case report
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2775-2777)
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    Research Materials:Extrapulmonary tuberculosis

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Extrapulmonary tuberculosis Osteoarticular tuberculosis Reconstructive bone surgery Sacroiliitis Spondyloarthropathy

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