Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs and testes

Case contributed by Dr Lee-Anne Slater

Presentation

17 year old male presented with cough.

Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Male

There is diffuse miliary nodules demonstrated throughout both lung fields.

The left testis demonstrates multiple hypoechoic regions and an enlarged left epididymal head.

Case Discussion

This case of a 17 year old male with miliary Tb demonstrates involvement of both the lungs and testes. It is important to note that the epididymis is enlarged as this is the initial point of involvement of the testis.

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Case information

rID: 14542
Case created: 4th Aug 2011
Last edited: 29th Sep 2015
Systems: Chest, Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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