Disseminated tuberculosis with peritonitis and adenitis

Case contributed by Michael P Hartung
Diagnosis almost certain


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Miliary micronodules in the lung bases. 

Ascites, peritoneal and bowel serosal thickening and nodularity, and extensive low-attenuation mesenteric and retroperitoneal adenopathy. 

Case Discussion

Disseminated tuberculosis infection with miliary lung disease and peritonitis manifesting with peritoneal thickening, serosal thickening, peritoneal nodularity, and characteristic low-attenuation adenopathy. 

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