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IP Journal of Surgery and Allied Sciences

Primary tubercular gluteal abscess: A rare presentation

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Author Details : Manmeet Kaur*, Raj Rishi Sharma, Ranjeet Rathore, Anil Gupta

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 26-27

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Tuberculosis has again emerged as public health problem with its resurgence in recent times, is with myriad and unusal presentations in extrapulmonary disease forms. TB of the soft tissue is a rare entity and occurrence of this as a primary tubercular abscess after intramuscular injections in an immune competent person is still rarer. It requires high index of suspicion and appropriate diagnostic methods. We present a case of 45 years old female with this rare presentation.

Keywords: Tuberculosis, Gluteal, Inoculation.

How to cite : Kaur M, Sharma R R, Rathore R, Gupta A, Primary tubercular gluteal abscess: A rare presentation. IP J Surg Allied Sci 2019;1(1):26-27

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