Primary sternal tuberculosis mimicking a lytic bone tumor lesion

Submitted: March 25, 2018
Accepted: May 9, 2018
Published: May 28, 2018
Abstract Views: 2757
PDF: 536
Publisher's note
All claims expressed in this article are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of their affiliated organizations, or those of the publisher, the editors and the reviewers. Any product that may be evaluated in this article or claim that may be made by its manufacturer is not guaranteed or endorsed by the publisher.

Authors

Tubercular sternal osteomyelitis is a rare manifestation of tuberculosis. We describe the case of a 51-years-old male patient, presenting with three months history of pain and swelling of the central chest wall, referred to our hospital with clinical diagnosis of chondrosarcoma of the sternum.

Dimensions

Altmetric

PlumX Metrics

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Citations

How to Cite

Calabrò, Elisa, and Ugo Pastorino. 2018. “Primary Sternal Tuberculosis Mimicking a Lytic Bone Tumor Lesion”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 88 (1). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2018.931.

Similar Articles

You may also start an advanced similarity search for this article.