A Case Report of Splenic Tuberculous Abscess

  • Manoj Kumar Sah Department of Medicine, NAMS, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu
  • Bhawesh Thapa Department of Medicine, NAMS, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu
  • Samrat Shrestha Department of Medicine, NAMS, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu
Keywords: Splenic tuberculosis, abscess

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.  

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2018-04-05
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Sah, M., Thapa, B., & Shrestha, S. (2018). A Case Report of Splenic Tuberculous Abscess. Journal of Advances in Internal Medicine, 7(1), 23-25. https://doi.org/10.3126/jaim.v7i1.19579
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