Tuberculous flexor tenosynovitis of the hand

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Mohamed Ali Sbai ; Sofien Benzarti ; Monia Boussen ; Riadh Maalla (2015)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: International Journal of Mycobacteriology, volume 4, issue 4, pages 347-349 (issn: 2212-5531, eissn: 2212-554X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.06.003
  • Subject: Finger | Tenosynovitis | Tuberculosis | Hand surgery | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    mesheuropmc: body regions

Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in developing countries. Flexor tenosynovitis of the fingers constitutes an exceptional tuberculosis localization (Gabl et al., 1997; Senda et al., 2011) [1],[2]. Unusual presentations, such as tuberculous tenosynovitis, oft... View more
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