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1.  Multicentric tuberculosis at two rare sites in an immunocompetent adult 
The case of a 20-year-old female who presented with refractory coccydynia and sternal pain is described. She was immunocompetent, and had no systemic features. She was diagnosed with tuberculosis of the sternal and coccygeal regions based on magnetic resonance imaging and histopathology of biopsy specimens. Conservative management with oral multidrug antituberculous therapy completely cured the patient, and she had not suffered any recurrence after three years of follow-up. This case highlights the possibility of the multicentric presentation of tuberculosis at two rare sites in the same immunocompetent patient, even though the differential diagnosis was coccydynia.
doi:10.1007/s10195-011-0157-8
PMCID: PMC3225630  PMID: 22006175
Tuberculosis; Immunocompetent; Coccyx; Sternum

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