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An Unusual Case Of Myocardial Tuberculosis Alongwith Involvement Of Kidneys
Article | IMSEAR | ID: sea-184785
ABSTRACT
Pulmonary tuberculosis is one of the commonest infectious disease encountered in clinical practice and more so in the developing countries. Despite of effectiveness of treatment,it is still a major cause of death. Tuberculosis can effect almost every organ of the body with maximum cases in the lungs accounting to 80%[1]. It is seen that extrapulmonary site have increased morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular involvement is rare about 1-2%[2] and that too seen usually in the pericardium.The involvement of myocardium is even rarer. Here is a case of autopsy finding in 47 years old female showing myocardial involvement due to tuberculosis. Tubercular findings were also found in the bilateral kidneys.

Full text: Available Index: IMSEAR (South-East Asia) Year: 2018 Type: Article

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Full text: Available Index: IMSEAR (South-East Asia) Year: 2018 Type: Article