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GAZZETTA MEDICA ITALIANA ARCHIVIO PER LE SCIENZE MEDICHE
A Journal on Internal Medicine and Pharmacology
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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 1998 October-December;157(5-6):169-71
Delayed diagnosis of tuberculous tenosynovitis of the hand
Levi N., Larsen C. F.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
A case of tuberculous tenosynovitis of the third right finger in a 51-years-old alcoholic man is reported. Diagnosis was delayed for 19 months despite 4 tenosynovectomies. Chest X-ray was normal. A high index of suspicion is necessary for early diagnosis.