Miliary tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Low grade fever;evening rise of temperature;weight loss.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
X-ray

Millet sized tiny opacities noted uniformly distributed in both lungs.

Left hilar prominence, probably due to lymph node enlargement.

Case Discussion

Case of miliary tuberculosis.

Accounts for approximately. 2% of tuberculosis.

Known association with HIV/AIDS.

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Case information

rID: 27655
Case created: 12th Feb 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
System: Chest
Tag: shetty
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