Tuberculosis of Spleen Presenting with Pyrexia of Unknown Origin in a Non-immunocompromised Woman

@inproceedings{Gupta2008TuberculosisOS,
  title={Tuberculosis of Spleen Presenting with Pyrexia of Unknown Origin in a Non-immunocompromised Woman},
  author={Prem Parkash Gupta and Sanjay Fotedar and Dipti Agarwal and Pradeep Sansanwal},
  booktitle={Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest Society},
  year={2008}
}
Splenic lesions due to tuberculosis are extremely rare in immunocompetent indi-viduals and delays in diagnosis are frequent. Here, we describe a 49-year-woman presenting with pyrexia-of-unknown origin with no evidence of any immunodefi-ciency. Computed tomography of the abdomen showed an enlarged spleen having multiple small focal hypodense lesions; the later were confirmed to be of tubercu-lous etiology on histopathological examination. She had favorable response with anti-tubercular… CONTINUE READING