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Disseminated congenital tuberculosis presenting as peritonitis in an infant.
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PMID:  23315018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital tuberculosis is a rare disease which is curable after early diagnosis. Making an early diagnosis of tuberculosis in an infant is difficult, however, because of its nonspecific clinical findings. It therefore requires a high index of suspicion. In this paper we report the case of an infant with disseminated congenital tuberculosis involving the chest, liver, spleen, abdominal lymph nodes, mesentery, and peritoneum, and which presented as chylous ascites with peritonitis.
Authors:
Mi Hyun Lee; Gye-Yeon Lim; Jae Hee Chung; So-Young Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1867-108X     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn J Radiol     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101490689     Medline TA:  Jpn J Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, #62, Yeouido-dong, Yongdungpo-gu, Seoul, 150-713, Korea.
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