Tubercular osteomyelitis of the second metatarsal bone: case report
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Many studies have described the osteoarticular involvement of tuberculosis, but very few cases of tubercular osteomyelitis of the foot have been reported. We describe a case of spina ventosa affecting the second metatarsal bone, and review the literature to describe the clinical manifestation, imaging aspects and the treatment of skeletal tuberculosis.
Key wordsSpina ventosa Tuberculosis Metatarsal bone Debridement
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