Congenital Tuberculosis

Authors

  • Nandita Chatterjee MBBS, DCH, DNB, Professor of Paediatrics, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, RKM Seva Pratishthan, 99, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata 700026

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v34i2.10910

Keywords:

Congenital TB, hepato-splenomegaly, abdominal lymphadenopathy

Abstract

2 month old baby presented with huge hepato-splenomegaly, ascites & pallor, , born to a mother suffering from fever and backache since last 4 months. Hypo-echoic shadows in liver, spleen and abdominal lymph nodes on USG & CT-scan and acute-on-chronic inflammation of liver by FNAC suggested Congenital Tuberculosis. Investigations in mother revealed Pulmonary Tuberculosis & Caries Spine, confirming the diagnosis of Congenital Tuberculosis in the baby. 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v34i2.10910

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2014;34(2):144-146

 

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Author Biography

Nandita Chatterjee, MBBS, DCH, DNB, Professor of Paediatrics, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, RKM Seva Pratishthan, 99, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata 700026

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Dept of Paediatrics

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Published

2014-10-30

How to Cite

Chatterjee, N. (2014). Congenital Tuberculosis. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 34(2), 144–146. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v34i2.10910

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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series