Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis: Presentation Of A Clinical Case: Investigation article

Revista Científica Arbitrada en Investigaciones de la Salud GESTAR

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Title Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis: Presentation Of A Clinical Case: Investigation article
Tuberculosis Extrapulmonar: Presentación De Un Caso Clínico: Artículo de investigación
 
Creator Echeverria-Pilco, María José
 
Subject tuberculosis abdominal
tuberculosis en niños
tratamiento
abdominal tuberculosis
tuberculosis in children
treatment
 
Description Abdominal tuberculosis comprises about 5 percent of all cases of Tuberculosis, this pathology is considered an insidious onset disease and chronic presentation, which is rarely listed as an emergency, its complications, without an adequate clinical approach, can misleading the doctor, in many cases of tuberculosis in children, laboratory confirmation is never established, as is the case with this particular case and it is there that we can establish a presumptive diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis based on the clinical or imaging response presented by the patient to empirical treatment, especially for situations in which there is a high index of suspicion of this pathology.
Keywords: abdominal tuberculosis, tuberculosis in children, treatment
La tuberculosis abdominal comprende alrededor del 5% de todos los casos de tuberculosis, esta patología es considerada una enfermedad de inicio insidioso y presentación crónica, misma  que rara vez es catalogada como una urgencia; sus complicaciones, sin un adecuado enfoque clínico, pueden desorientar al médico, en muchos casos de tuberculosis en niños, la confirmación de laboratorio nunca se establece, como sucede con este caso en particular y es allí donde se determina que un diagnóstico presuntivo de tuberculosis abdominal basado en la respuesta clínica o imagenológica que presente el paciente al tratamiento empírico, especialmente para situaciones en las que existe un alto índice de sospecha de esta patología.
Palabras clave: tuberculosis abdominal, tuberculosis en niños, tratamiento.
Abstract
Abdominal tuberculosis comprises about 5 percent of all cases of Tuberculosis, this pathology is considered an insidious onset disease and chronic presentation, which is rarely listed as an emergency, its complications, without an adequate clinical approach, can misleading the doctor, in many cases of tuberculosis in children, laboratory confirmation is never established, as is the case with this particular case and it is there that we can establish a presumptive diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis based on the clinical or imaging response presented by the patient to empirical treatment, especially for situations in which there is a high index of suspicion of this pathology.
Keywords: abdominal tuberculosis, tuberculosis in children, treatment.
Información del manuscrito:Fecha de recepción: 12 de septiembre de 2019Fecha de aceptación: 25 de noviembre de 2019Fecha de publicación: 10 de enero de 2020
 
Publisher IBKNORGCORP S.A.
 
Date 2020-01-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
text/html
 
Identifier https://journalgestar.org/index.php/gestar/article/view/5
10.46296/gt.v3i5.0012
 
Source GESTAR Arbitrated Scientific Journal in Health Research. ISSN: 2737-6273.; Vol. 3 No. 5 (2020): GESTAR Arbitrated Scientific Journal in Health Research; 12-26
Revista Científica Arbitrada en Investigaciones de la Salud GESTAR. ISSN: 2737-6273.; Vol. 3 Núm. 5 (2020): Revista Científica Arbitrada en Investigaciones de la Salud GESTAR; 12-26
2737-6273
10.46296/gt.v3i5
 
Language spa
 
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Rights Derechos de autor 2020 Revista Científica Arbitrada en Investigaciones de la Salud GESTAR
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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