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Poncet's Arthritis in a Patient with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Pavankumar R. Biraris, Vikram M. Rathi, Zarir F. Udwadia

Keywords : Poncet's arthritis, Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, Small joint

Citation Information : Biraris PR, Rathi VM, Udwadia ZF. Poncet's Arthritis in a Patient with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2015; 57 (3):195-198.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-57-3-195

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-11-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


A 17-year-old female diagnosed to have multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (MDR-TB), presented with Poncet's arthritis which responded to second-line anti-TB treatment. Poncet's disease is more commonly present in association with extra-pulmonary TB and involves large and small joints. However, our patient had pulmonary MDR-TB and small joint involvement.

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