Disseminated tuberculosis diagnosed first as leptospirosis in immunocompetent patient

  • Erni J. Nelwan Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
  • Juferdy Kuniawan Division of Hepatobilier, Department of Interna Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
  • Mirna N. Praptini Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
  • Herdiman T. Pohan Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Keywords: acute onset, disseminated tuberculosis, immunocompetent
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Abstract

Disseminated tuberculosis, mostly seen in immunocompromised patient, can affect several organs. The diagnosis can be difficult due to various clinical manifestations. A case of disseminated tuberculosis of lung and liver that develops acutely is rare especially in immunocompetent patient. Here, we present a 42 year old immunocompetent woman with lung and hepatic tuberculosis which was confirmed by characteristics histopathological findings of the liver biopsy.

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Author Biographies

Erni J. Nelwan, Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
Staff, Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Mirna N. Praptini, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Herdiman T. Pohan, Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Staff, Division of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Published
2015-12-31
How to Cite
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Nelwan EJ, Kuniawan J, Praptini MN, Pohan HT. Disseminated tuberculosis diagnosed first as leptospirosis in immunocompetent patient. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2015Dec.31 [cited 2019Aug.26];24(4):252-6. Available from: http://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/1266
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Case Report