Miliary tuberculosis

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain


Cough and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Unknown

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Diffuse pulmonary miliary opacities are seen involving both lungs.


Diffuse small pulmonary nodules in a random (haemotogenous) distribution. 

Case Discussion

A diagnosis of miliary tuberculosis was made.

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