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Tuberculosis extrapulmonar en dos localizaciones infrecuentes. A propósito de tres casos clínicos

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Author(s): Vilma E. Rebolledo P | Kirbeliz E. Rebolledo P

Journal: Salus Online
ISSN 1316-7138

Volume: 15;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 64;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Extrapulmonary tuberculosis | Diagnosis

ABSTRACT
Because tuberculosis (TBC) is an infectious disease which occurs worldwide, its presence is not uncommon in our environment. Due to the way it is spread, it can affect different organs, and clinical manifestations may mimic other diseases. Diagnosing extrapulmonary TBClocated in abdomen or pelvis is often complex and frequently delayed. Three cases of extrapulmonary TBC located below the diaphragm, in the abdomen and pelvis, as well as clinical manifestations, management and evolution are presented
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