Disseminated tuberculosis in an infant – Case report





infant, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Pediatrics, tuberculosis


Infants are a particularly vulnerable group for the development of severe and/or extrapulmonary forms of tuberculosis. The difficulty in establishing a definitive and timely diagnosis contributes to the high morbimortality in this age group. Investigation often relies on a high index of suspicion. Herein is reported a case of disseminated tuberculosis in an infant that highlights its clinical complexity and diagnostic challenge.


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Abreu AM, Miranda S, Carvalho I, Gonçalves A, Branco L, Barros D, Pinheiro M. Disseminated tuberculosis in an infant – Case report. REVNEC [Internet]. 2023Sep.14 [cited 2024Jun.21];32(2):122-6. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/23772



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