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Miliary tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


History of fever, cough and weight loss. Positive Family history of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Patient Data

Age: 10 year
Gender: Male

Diffuse, tiny nodules scattered throughout both lungs in a miliary pattern.

Case Discussion

Miliary tuberculosis is an uncommon pulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis.

Military opacities can be seen in a wide variety of disease processes.

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Case information

rID: 73583
Published: 6th Mar 2020
Last edited: 7th Mar 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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