Tubercular osteomyelitis of skull

  • B. Bhandari
  • S. L. Mandowara
  • Harish Joshi
Brief Reports


Two cases of tuberculous oeteomyelitis of the skull bones have been reported. The first case presented with swelling on right frontoparietal region and punched out osteolytlc lesion in the frontal bone. The second case presented as diabetes insipidus, without any obvious swelling on scalp and skiagram of skull revealed osteolytic lesion in frontoparietal region with shallow widened pituitary fossa. Both the cases improved on antitubercular drugs along with thiazides in second case for diabetes insipidus.


Thiazide Diabetes Insipidus Osteolytic Lesion Skull Bone Urinary Specific Gravity 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Bhandari
    • 1
  • S. L. Mandowara
    • 1
  • Harish Joshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsR.N.T. Medical CollegeUdaipur

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