Liver function in extra-pulmonary tuberculosis

Jha, V.K.; Kotilingam, K.; Roy, D.C.; Shukla, P.K. and Joshi, M. (1975) Liver function in extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 22 (1). pp. 28-30.

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Abstract

Twelve established cases of extrapulmonary tuberculosis were studied for evidence of liver damage. Out of these 3 were of abdominal tuberculosis, 7 bone and joint tuberculosis and 2 genitourinary tuberculosis. Vanden Bergh, Thymol turbidity, Serum bilirubin, Serum alkaline phosphatase, Pseudocholinesterase, SCOT, SGPT, Total protein and Serum albumin were done in them. Varying degrees of biochemical evidence of liver ‘damage was found. Liver biopsy was done in two cases. It was suggested that abdominal tubetxjlosis will h?ve worse effect on liver than other types of extrapulmonary tuberculosis.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Liver Function, Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Bone Tuberculosis, Abdmomen Tuberculosis, Genitourinary tuberculosis, Liver Biopsy
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Biopsy
Female Genital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications > Genital Diseases, Female > Tuberculosis, Urogenital
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis > Tuberculosis, Osteoarticular
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis > Tuberculosis, Osteoarticular

Digestive System > Liver
Urologic and Male Genital Diseases > Tuberculosis, Urogenital
Digestive System Diseases > Gastrointestinal Diseases > Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:1540
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:22 June 2006

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