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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 197-200

Isolated tuberculous peroneal tenosynovitis—A rare case report

Department of Orthopaedics, Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dr. Ashok K Patnala
Department of Orthopaedics, Andhra Medical College, B-98, Dayal Nagar, Visalakshi Nagar, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh - 5300432
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Tuberculous peroneal tenosynovitis is a rare disease. The disease develops insidiously, and there will be a progressive inflammation of tendon sheath with limitation of excursion of inflamed tendons. We report a case of a 55-year-old man who was initially diagnosed as tendon sheath giant cell tumor clinically and radiologically, and after biopsy, it turned out to be tuberculous peroneal tenosynovitis.

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