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Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD13 - OD14

Acute Bilateral Tuberculous Pneumonia in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 2. Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 3. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 5. Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Acute respiratory failure, Immunocompromised, Pulmonary manifestation

How to cite this article :

Raghavendra Rao, Rama Bhat, Nitin Bhat, Savio DíSouza, Venkata Chenchaiah. ACUTE BILATERAL TUBERCULOUS PNEUMONIA IN A PATIENT WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Apr 27 ]; 10:OD13-OD14. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2016&month=May&volume=10&issue=5&page=OD13-OD14&id=7763

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/18857.7763


Date of Submission: Jan 14, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Feb 22, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Mar 28, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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