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Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2018 May 28;88(1):931. doi: 10.4081/monaldi.2018.931.

Primary sternal tuberculosis mimicking a lytic bone tumor lesion.

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ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco, Department of Internal Medicine. elisa.calabro@asst-fbf-sacco.it.

Abstract

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.

KEYWORDS:

Mycobacterium tuberculosis.; Sternal tuberculosis

PMID:
29806446
DOI:
10.4081/monaldi.2018.931
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