Illustrative CasesA Teenage Girl With a Sternal Mass An Unusual Presentation of Pott DiseasePosner, Kari R. MD; Mittal, Manoj K. MD, MRCP Author Information From the Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Reprints: Kari R. Posner, MD, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (e-mail: [email protected]). No sources of financial support were used for this work. Pediatric Emergency Care: November 2010 - Volume 26 - Issue 11 - p 840-842 doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181fb0e38 Buy Metrics Abstract Bone and joint infection complicating tuberculosis is most likely to involve vertebrae. Pott disease, or tuberculous spondylitis, represents a small proportion of tuberculosis cases, but it can be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Our case report details Pott disease in a teenage girl, which presented with a sternal mass. We also present a review of the subject. © 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.