Chronic tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Dry cough, fever, and weight loss diagnosed with TB and anti-koch's therapy was initiated; follow up case.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
X-ray
  • Bilateral upper lobe fibrosis with pleural thickening
  • The remainder of the lung fields show increased broncho-vascular markings

Case Discussion

Case of chronic tuberculosis on AKT.

Patient is responding well to therapy.

Fibrosis suggests healing.

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Case information

rID: 28211
Case created: 15th Mar 2014
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: shetty
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