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Research Article| Volume 18, ISSUE 5, P347-349, September 1987

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An unusual presentation of tuberculosis—‘Injury TB’

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      Abstract

      Thirteen patients are presented who developed tuberculosis at the site of injury. They were all immigrants from areas where tuberculosis is endemic. The presence of injury caused a delay in diagnosis and therefore appropriate treatment. In an immigrant with an injury that pursues an unusual or protracted course, tuberculous infection should be considered.
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