Actinomycosis knee joint: An atypical presentation
Case facts

A 40-year-old housewife was admitted to respiratory medicine ward being treated for pulmonary tuberculosis and referred to us for complaints of pain and swelling right knee since last 6 months. Pain and swelling were insidous in onset. The pain was dull aching in nature and mild in intensity and aggrevated by weight bearing initially which later on gradually progressed in intensity and persisted at rest also. A history of loss of appetite and weight was present. History suggestive of evening rise of temperature and night cries was also present. The patient had a past history of pulmonary tuberculosis at the age of 20 years for which complete antitubercular course taken and patient declared cured...


http://www.jotr.in/article.asp?issn=0975-7341;year=2015;volume=8;issue=1;spage=42;epage=45;aulast=Goel
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