Author | Roopa Viraraghavan, MD, MPH


Tuberculosis of the Mandibular Bone and Masseter Muscle Abscess

March 01, 2008

The patient had no recent fevers, cough, or weight loss. His medical history was notable for chronic thrombocytopenia and reactive arthritis, for which he had been hospitalized. His maternal grandmother had systemic lupus erythematosus; his mother had died of congestive heart failure and emphysema.