Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 289 - 293 2018-10-04

Isolated scapular tuberculosis: an uncommon presentation of skeletal tuberculosis

Ghanshyam Dev [1] , Shwait Sharma [2] , Mohd Ilyas [3]

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Objective: The main objective of the study was to evaluate the radiological manifestations of isolated scapular tuberculosis.

Methods: A prospective study was performed wherein 50 patients with the complaint of swelling in the scapular region were evaluated using various imaging modalities for scapular tuberculosis. Patients having features of scapular tuberculosis were subjected to fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and histopathology for confirmation of diagnosis.

Results: Four patients were diagnosed as having isolated scapular tuberculosis. All the four patients presented with lytic lesions in scapula with associated collections in adjacent muscles. All were subjected to anti-tuberculosis therapy (ATT). In two patients drainage of abscess was done. All patients showed excellent response to treatment at 6 months follow-up.

Conclusion: Radiological investigations play a key role in early diagnosis of isolated scapular tuberculosis with excellent outcome with ATT and drainage of collection. 

Tuberculosis, lytic lesion, scapula, anti-tuberculosis therapy, musculoskeletal infections
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Yazar: Ghanshyam Dev (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College, Jammu
Ülke: India


Yazar: Shwait Sharma
Kurum: Department of Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College, Jammu
Ülke: India


Orcid: 0000-0003-2030-8734
Yazar: Mohd Ilyas
Kurum: Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar
Ülke: India


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { eurj387051, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {4}, pages = {289 - 293}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.387051}, title = {Isolated scapular tuberculosis: an uncommon presentation of skeletal tuberculosis}, key = {cite}, author = {Sharma, Shwait and Ilyas, Mohd and Dev, Ghanshyam} }
APA Dev, G , Sharma, S , Ilyas, M . (2018). Isolated scapular tuberculosis: an uncommon presentation of skeletal tuberculosis. The European Research Journal, 4 (4), 289-293. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.387051
MLA Dev, G , Sharma, S , Ilyas, M . "Isolated scapular tuberculosis: an uncommon presentation of skeletal tuberculosis". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 289-293 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/32988/387051>
Chicago Dev, G , Sharma, S , Ilyas, M . "Isolated scapular tuberculosis: an uncommon presentation of skeletal tuberculosis". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 289-293
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ISNAD Dev, Ghanshyam , Sharma, Shwait , Ilyas, Mohd . "Isolated scapular tuberculosis: an uncommon presentation of skeletal tuberculosis". The European Research Journal 4 / 4 (Ekim 2018): 289-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.387051