A case series on Poncet’s disease: Tuberculous Rheumatism
Keywords:Poncet Disease, Tuberculous arthritis, Tuberculous Rheumatism, Extraarticular tuberculosis, Tuberculosis
Patients with active tuberculosis may develop Poncet Disease, a type of reactive arthritis. It is an uncommon, non-specific symmetric polyarthritis that is infectious and devastating. When atypical arthritis without a known cause coexists with non-articular TB. Poncet disease should be taken into account. Here we describe 2 patients came with complaints of joint pain and swelling involving multiple small and large joints. On evaluation tuberculosis was found to be positive. They were started on Anti-Tuberculosis Therapy following which their symptoms were resolved.
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