Tuberculous peritonitis (dry type)

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


A 12 year old female presented to hospital with non-specific symptoms and a cervical lymph node

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Female

The working diagnosis prior to CT imaging was of a haemopoietic malignancy

The imaging appearances were confirmed with an ultrasound guided biopsy, which confirmed the prescence of caseating granulomas and AFFB were identified.

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Case information

rID: 19287
Case created: 23rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 4th Feb 2016
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