We report the case of an 83-year-old man who presented with swelling of his left lower leg. Subsequent investigations revealed that the swelling was due to a Mycobacterium tuberculosis abscess in the tibialis anterior muscle.
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Contributors The patient was under the care of MDL. He suggested the case report. The report was largely written by DK and MS. It was then edited by MDL.
Competing interests None declared.
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