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Spontaneous fracture of the ulna complicating tuberculous osteomyelitis.
  1. D. J. Seddon,
  2. T. Thanabalasingham,
  3. J. Weinberg
  1. Department of Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK.


    A 63 year old Asian woman presented with tuberculous osteomyelitis of the right ulna and a large subcutaneous cold abscess. During the course of her treatment the midshaft of the ulna sustained a spontaneous transverse fracture. Aspects of her case are reviewed.

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