Extrapulmonary tuberculosis - multiple sites

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Male
Modality: CT
Modality: MRI

21 year old HIV negative male from Phillipines with multiple extrapulmonary TB foci. 

  • Left face abscess
  • Left temporal lobe tuberculoma
  • Right skull vault osteomyelitis and subgaleal abscess
  • Discitis / osteomyelitis and epidural abscess
  • Left apical pulmonary abscess / empyema and retropharyngeal abscess.

Case Discussion

21 year old HIV negative male from Phillipines with multiple extrapulmonary TB foci. 

  • Left face abscess
  • Left temporal lobe tuberculoma
  • Right skull vault osteomyelitis and subgaleal abscess
  • Discitis / osteomyelitis and epidural abscess
  • Left apical pulmonary abscess / empyema and retropharyngeal abscess.
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Case Information

rID: 5346
Case created: 5th Jan 2009
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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