Tuberculosis of the spleen

Handa, A.K. and Eggleston, F.C. (1983) Tuberculosis of the spleen. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 30 (4). pp. 158-159.

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Tuberculosis of the spleen in an 80 year old male presented as a cold abscess. Diagnosis was made at operation. Recovery was uneventful. The condition is rare and the mode of presentation was unusual.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Spleen, Aged, Male, Surgery, Splenectomy, Laparotomy
Subjects:Hemic and Immune Systems > Immune System
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Splenectomy
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Laparotomy
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphatic Diseases > Splenic Diseases
Persons > Age Groups > Adult
Tissues > Lymphoid Tissue
ID Code:2681
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:05 March 2008

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