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Table 1 Clinical and pathology findings in eighteen patients with tuberculous infection of the wrist

From: Wrist tuberculosis-experience from eighteen cases: a retrospective study

Patient Age(years)/Sex/Side Duration (months) Symptoms Coexisting disease Injury factors Prior wrist surgery ESR (mm/hour) CRP (mg/L) Pathology findings
1 15/M/L 19 Wrist pain, swelling, skin temperature arisen with limitation of motion Nil Nil Nil 62 7.84 Caseating granulomatous with chronic inflammation cells
2 68/M/L 6 Wrist pain, swelling with limitation of motion Hypertension, coronary heart disease Toil Nil 70 16..32 Granulomatous inflammation with Langerhans giant cells
3 50/F/R 12 Wrist swelling and fingers with limitation of motion Nil Nil Nil 119 6.15 Caseating granulomatous, inflammation cells and acid-fast bacilli
4 70/M/R 16 Wrist pain, swelling, purulent secretion, sinus tract and fingers with limitation of motion Nil Nil Nil 83 23.25 Granulomatous inflammation, with Langerhans giant cells
5 49/F/L 1 Wrist pain, swelling, fingers, and wrist with limitation of motion Nil Nil One month ago, the local hospital operated on the wrist 36 1.62 Caseating granulomatous,
Inflammation cells
6 58/F/L 30 Wrist pain, swelling with limitation of motion Nil Fall on the stairs One year ago, the local hospital operated on the wrist 38.9 10.25 Chronic inflammation with Langerhans giant cell and rice bodies
7 73/M/R 42 Wrist pain, swelling, skin temperature arisen, and fingers with limitation of motion Nil Nil Nil 30 3.64 Granulomatous inflammation and acid-fast bacilli
8 64/M/R 6 Wrist pain, swelling with limitation of motion and stiffness of fingers Nil Nil Nil 89 15.37 Caseating granulomatous and Langerhans giant cells
9 60/M/R 9 Wrist pain, swelling with numbness of fingers Nil Nil Nil 27 3.99 Inflammation with Langerhans giant cells and acid-fast bacilli
10 55/M/L 8 Wrist pain, swelling with limitation of motion Nil Nil Eight months ago, the local hospital operated on the wrist 32 6.00 Granulomatous inflammation with Langerhans giant cells
11 81/M/R 6 Wrist pain, swelling, malformation, skin temperature arisen, purulent secretion, sinus tract with limitation of motion Diabetes mellitus Sprain Nil 50 146.17 Chronic inflammation cells
Acid-fast bacilli and rice bodies
12 41/F/R 24 Wrist pain, swelling, fingers and wrist with limitation of motion, numbness of fingers Nil Nil One year ago, the local hospital operated on the wrist 14 1.12 Caseating granulomatous and inflammation cells
13 69/M/L 15 Wrist pain, swelling with numbness of fingers Hypertension Nil Nil 30 14.26 Caseating granulomatous with Langerhans giant cells and acid-fast bacilli
14 59/F/R 26 Wrist pain, swelling, skin temperature arisen, fingers and wrist with limitation of motion, numbness of fingers Nil Fall Nil 64 38.43 Granulomatous inflammation
Inflammation cells and rice bodies
15 18/F/L 5 Wrist pain, swelling with limitation of motion Nil Nil Nil 38 7.35 Granulomatous inflammation
Inflammation with Langerhans giant cells
16 60/M/R 1 Wrist pain, swelling with skin temperature arisen Nil Nil Nil 75 74.94 Caseating granulomatous
Acid-fast bacilli and rice bodies
17 29/F/R 28 Wrist pain, swelling with limitation of motion Nil Nil Six months ago, the local hospital operated on the wrist 62 8.67 Chronic inflammation with Langerhans giant cell and granulomatous inflammation
18 45/M/L 18 Wrist pain, swelling, malformation with limitation of motion Hepatitis B Nil Nil 58 11.99 Caseating granulomatous
Inflammation with Langerhans giant cells and acid-fast bacilli