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 years
Gender: Male

Ascites, peritoneal thickening and omental nodes.

Case Discussion

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

Presumed tuberculosis. No follow up.

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Case information

rID: 13240
Published: 17th Mar 2011
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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