Pulmonary tuberculosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Month of cough, fever, and weight loss.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Multifocal patchy opacities in the right upper lobe with thickening and upward shift of the minor fissure.

Case Discussion

These findings are consistent with and confirmed to be pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Case Information

rID: 8632
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
Case created: 18th Feb 2010
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tags: cxr, tb, lungs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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