Tuberculous bursitis of the wrist after anti-TNFalpha treatment: a case report

Avgoustidis Nestor 1 , Sipsas Nikolaos 1 , Evangelou Konstantinos 2 ,  and Pikazis Dimitrios 1
  • 1 Pathophysiology Department, Laikon General Hospital and Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527, Athens, Greece
  • 2 1st Department of Pathology, Laiko General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527, Athens, Greece


In this report, we describe a case of tuberculous bursitis-osteomyelitis of the wrist, in an elderly patient with rheumatoid arthritis and anti-TNFalpha (anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha) treatment.

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