Disseminated tuberculosis: on ultrasound

Case contributed by Imaging the World


Malaise and fever for 1 month, cough and nightsweats for 2 months.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

Disseminated tuberculosis in a TB/HIV co-infected child.

Case Discussion

Patient in southern Africa diagnosed with disseminated HIV-associated tuberculosis by means of focused assessment with sonography for HIV-associated tuberculosis (FASH) using a low-cost ultrasound device. Microbiological confirmation of TB from respiratory specimen.

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Case information

rID: 39875
Published: 30th Sep 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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