Bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) Vaccine Induced Tuberculous Lymphadenitis: A Case Report

Keywords: BCG, Lymphadenitis, Tuberculosis, Vaccine

Abstract

Bacille Calmette-Guérin lymphadenitis is one of the most common complication of this vaccination. We present a case report of infant with this vaccination induced lymphadenitis treated successfully with anti-tubercular therapy. Fine-needle aspiration is the safe and cost-effective method to diagnosis and to manage suppurative Bacille Calmette-Guérin lymphadenitis.  

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Author Biography

Kalyan Sapkota, Department of Medicine, Bharatpur Hospital, Chitwan Nepal

Assistant Professor

Published
2020-12-15
How to Cite
Sapkota, K. (2020). Bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) Vaccine Induced Tuberculous Lymphadenitis: A Case Report. Journal of Nobel Medical College, 9(2), 66-68. https://doi.org/10.3126/jonmc.v9i2.33406
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Case Reports