Abdominal tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Weight loss, low grade fever. Lab - ESR - 100. Mantoux test induration - 20 mm - Positive.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Ascites, peritoneal thickening and omental nodes.

Case Discussion:

Ascites, peritoneal thickening and omental nodes favour possibility of abdominal tuberculosis in view of history and laboratory findings.

Presumed tuberculosis. No follow up.

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Case Information:

rID: 13240
Diagnostic certainty: Probable
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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