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Tuberculosis of the Midtarsal Joints

A Case Report

J. Terrence Jose Jerome Department of Orthopedics, St. Stephen’s Hospital, Tiz Hazari, Delhi, 54, India. (E-mail: terrencejose@gmail.com)

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 MBBS, DNB (Ortho), MNAMS (Ortho), FNB (Hand & Microsurgery)

This case report discusses the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of a 22-year-old man with extrapulmonary tuberculosis of the foot. Extrapulmonary tuberculosis is extremely rare and accounts for less than 10% of osteoarticular tuberculosis. Radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging correlations are introduced. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98(3): 246–249, 2008)