[Congenital tuberculosis (author's transl)].


The present case report concerns a term infant, born of a mother with an undiagnosed tuberculosis, which was proved by inguinal lymph node biopsy to have numerous acid-fast bacilli; sequence of events supports the thesis that infant had acquired infection transplacentally. Literature is reviewed and diagnosis, prophylaxis, chemotherapy of this infrequent disease with a grave prognosis is commented, emphasizing success of chemotherapy in this infant.

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@article{Hawkins1977CongenitalT, title={[Congenital tuberculosis (author's transl)].}, author={Federico G. Hawkins and Santos Salas and M Mart{\'i}nez Ferrer and Jos{\'e} Hern{\'a}ndez Quero and Maria C Barrio Andr{\'e}s and Amparo Ruiz}, journal={Anales españoles de pediatría}, year={1977}, volume={10 6-7}, pages={577-82} }