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Multiple joint tuberculosis presenting as HLA-B27 disease
  1. G. O. Hopkins


    A case of multifocal osteoarticular tuberculosis in a young Caucasian male is presented. The diagnostic difficulty, compounded by slow progression of the disorder and the presence of the tissue antigen HLA-B27, is discussed.

    • osteoarticular tuberculosis
    • HLA-B27 antigen
    • Reiter's disease
    • ankylosing spondylitis

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