Abdominal tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


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

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male

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
Case created: 17th Mar 2011
Last edited: 8th Aug 2017
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