Ultrasound Case Review

Pediatric Abdominal Tuberculosis With Calcified Intra-abdominal Lymph Nodes Identified by Point-of-Care Ultrasound

12 days ago   |   By Pediatric Emergency Care

Background
Tuberculosis of the abdomen is one of the most common extrapulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis. Even in areas where tuberculosis is endemic, intra-abdominal tuberculous can pose a diagnostic and management challenge because of the lack of presence of overt clinical signs and availability of expertise for point of care diagnostics. Point-of-care ultrasound of the abdomen performed by emergency physicians is increasingly being used for a variety of clinical presentations to facilitate accurate diagnoses in the emergency department.
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