Congenital tuberculosis

Kamalakshi G. Bhat, Rathika D. Shenoy, Nutan Kamath

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We report here a 6 weeks old infant with congenital tuberculosis presenting with fever, abdominal distension, hepatosplenomegaly with liver dysfunction and was diagnosed by PCR for TB from liver tissue along with classical epitheliod cell granulomas with caseation necrosis. The infant was treated with antitubercular drugs and responded well to treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-45
Number of pages3
JournalPerinatology
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2006

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Tuberculosis
Antitubercular Agents
Granuloma
Liver Diseases
Fever
Necrosis
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Liver
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Bhat, K. G., Shenoy, R. D., & Kamath, N. (2006). Congenital tuberculosis. Perinatology, 8(1), 43-45.
Bhat, Kamalakshi G. ; Shenoy, Rathika D. ; Kamath, Nutan. / Congenital tuberculosis. In: Perinatology. 2006 ; Vol. 8, No. 1. pp. 43-45.
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