Primary progressive pulmonary tuberculosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Two weeks of fever.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral airspace consolidation and pleural effusions are present. Widened right paratracheal stripe. 

Case Discussion

Chest x-ray one week earlier (not available) demonstrated only mediastinal lymph node enlargement. Confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Case information

rID: 8741
Published: 26th Feb 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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