Tuberculosis of the ischium.

Published online: Jun 27 1994

S García, J M Segur, and A Combalía.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain.


Tuberculosis remains frequent in some underdeveloped regions. Bone and joint tuberculosis is less frequent than pulmonary forms. One case of tuberculosis of the ischium is presented. Treatment by simple curettage and antituberculous drugs led to a good result.