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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(12), 303-305
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-12-11
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Hepatic Tuberculosis: Uncommon Presentation of A Common Disease-A Case Report with Literature Review

Synrang Batngen Warjri1, Tony Ete1, , Taso Beyong1, Bhupen Barman1, Kyrshanlang G Lynrah1, Hage Nobin1 and Neel Kanth Issar1

1Department of Medicine, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institue of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, India

Pub. Date: December 22, 2014

Cite this paper:
Synrang Batngen Warjri, Tony Ete, Taso Beyong, Bhupen Barman, Kyrshanlang G Lynrah, Hage Nobin and Neel Kanth Issar. Hepatic Tuberculosis: Uncommon Presentation of A Common Disease-A Case Report with Literature Review. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(12):303-305. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-12-11

Abstract

Hepatic tuberculosis is a rare form of tuberculosis with non specific signs and symptoms which requires a high index of suspicion to reach a diagnosis. Usually has three forms of presentation in the form of miliary tuberculosis with liver involvement, granulomatous hepatitis and local hepatic tuberculosis. Usually requires guided tissue sample with histopathological examination for diagnosis. Here we are reporting a case of hepatic tuberculosis with multiple hepatic nodules who presented with fever and non specific symptoms and treated with anti-tubercular drugs followed by resolve of signs and symptoms.

Keywords:
hepatic hypoechoic lesions hepatic tuberculosis antitubercular therapy

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