Tuberculous fasciitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jul 22;12(7):e230845. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2019-230845.
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Keywords: TB and other respiratory infections; systemic lupus erythematosus.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Edema / diagnosis
  • Edema / etiology
  • Fasciitis / diagnosis*
  • Fasciitis / drug therapy*
  • Fasciitis / etiology
  • Fasciitis / microbiology
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Forearm / physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / adverse effects
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / diagnosis
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / drug therapy
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / immunology*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis / isolation & purification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Tuberculosis / diagnosis*
  • Tuberculosis / etiology

Substances

  • Antitubercular Agents
  • Immunosuppressive Agents