Miliary tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

Middle eastern man with fever and chronic cough on background of known tuberculosis.

Patient Data

Age: 40-year
Gender: Male
CT

CT scan shows innumerable bilateral, randomly distributed small pulmonary nodules which have a centrilobular predilection. In addition  there are a few peripheral branching opacities (tree-in-bud pattern) in the mentioned lobes.  The mediastinum is unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Findings are in keeping with miliary spread of Tuberculosis.

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Case information

rID: 21356
Case created: 18th Jan 2013
Last edited: 11th Jul 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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