Acute Bilateral Tuberculous Pneumonia in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Rao, Raghavendra and Bhat, Rama and Bhat, Nitin and DSouza, Savio and Chenchaiah, Venkata (2016) Acute Bilateral Tuberculous Pneumonia in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 10 (5). pp. 13-14. ISSN 0973-709X

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Abstract

Pulmonary tuberculosis is a common infection associated with immunocompromised state. It usually presents with fibrosis or fibrocavitary lesions in the lung. We report a case of bilateral tuberculous pneumonia of acute presentation in a young lady who was being treated for systemic lupus erythematosus.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acute respiratory failure; Immunocompromised; Pulmonary manifestation
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 10:38
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2017 10:38
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148263

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