Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs and testes

Case contributed by Dr Lee-Anne Slater


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
Published: 4th Aug 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest, Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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