Atypical presentation of disseminated tuberculosis – an autopsy case report

  • Md Tahminur Rahman Prof of Pathology, AKM Medical College, Dhaka
  • Jesmine Khan Assoc Prof of Biochemistry, University Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Mohammed Nasimul Islam Prof of Forensic Medicine, University Teknologi MARA
  • Mushtaq Ahmad Associate Prof & Head, Dept of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, AFMC, Dhaka
  • Md Abdus Samad Al Azad Asst Prof of Forensic Medicine, AFMC, Dhaka
Keywords: Atypical presentation, disseminated tuberculosis, autopsy

Abstract

Reporting a case of natural death where blind anti-tubercular treatment started late due to atypical presentation and conflicting laboratory reports.The deceased was a 25 year old male Indonesian rubber plantation worker initially diagnosed as Crytococcal infection and had been treated on antifungal regime. Histological examination of various organs after post mortem examinations revealed disseminated tuberculosis.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v10i1.22936

Journal of Armed Forces Medical College Bangladesh Vol.10(1) 2014

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Md Tahminur Rahman, Prof of Pathology, AKM Medical College, Dhaka


Published
2015-04-08
How to Cite
Rahman, M. T., Khan, J., Islam, M. N., Ahmad, M., & Al Azad, M. A. (2015). Atypical presentation of disseminated tuberculosis – an autopsy case report. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 10(1), 113-116. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v10i1.22936
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Case Reports