A case with multisystemic involved of Tuberculosis

Tuberk Toraks. 2012;60(3):274-8. doi: 10.5578/tt.2365.

Abstract

Cases of tuberculosis with multisystemic involvement are rarely reported and these are often children and patients with AIDS whose and immune system is suppressed. Tuberculosis can mimic and present with various disorders. A 18-year-old Georgian male patient was admitted to the hospital with double vision, swelling and wound on the 3rd digit of the right hand. We defined the multisystemic tuberculous disease including orbital bone with soft tissue tuberculosis, tuberculosis spondylitis, tuberculosis dactylitis, scrofuloderma and pulmonary tuberculosis in these patient.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Male
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Tuberculosis / diagnosis*
  • Tuberculosis / drug therapy

Substances

  • Antitubercular Agents