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IP Journal of Surgery and Allied Sciences

Primary tubercular gluteal abscess: A rare presentation

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Article Type : Case Report

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

Volume : 1

Issue : 1



Article First Page : 26

Article End Page : 27


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.

Doi No:-10.18231