A Case Report of Splenic Tuberculous Abscess

Manoj Kumar Sah, Bhawesh Thapa, Samrat Shrestha

Abstract

Tuberculosis is a common infectious disease in South-Asian region which can involve different organs. Splenic tuberculosis is a rare clinical entity. Here we report a case of tuberculous abscess of spleen in a 72 year old diabetic male. It was disseminated type, it was confirmed by ultrasonography guided aspiration of abscess for gene x-pert test, which was positive. Patient was given antitubercular treatment after the confirmation of the diagnosis and is improving with given treatment.  

Keywords

Splenic tuberculosis, abscess

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jaim.v7i1.19579

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