Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD13 - OD14

Acute Bilateral Tuberculous Pneumonia in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus OD13-OD14

Raghavendra Rao, Rama Bhat, Nitin Bhat, Savio DíSouza, Venkata Chenchaiah

Correspondence
Dr. Raghavendra Rao,
4-162, Raghavendra kripa, 3rd Cross, Dasharath Nagar, Manipal-576104, India.
E-mail: ragsmanipal1983@gmail.com

Pulmonary tuberculosis is a common infection associated with immunocompromised state. It usually presents with fibrosis or fibrocavitary lesions in the lung. We report a case of bilateral tuberculous pneumonia of acute presentation in a young lady who was being treated for systemic lupus erythematosus.