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Case 2901

Peritoneal tuberculosis following infliximab therapy

Author(s)
Mir N, Kennedy C, Jones A
 
Patient
male, 47 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ascites and low attenuation lesion in spleen

    The low attenuation lesions were initially felt to represent septic emboli related to Staphylococcus aureus sepsis.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ascites and low attenuation lesion in spleen;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Omental caking

    The omental caking was also identified on doing an ultrasound investigation allowing a percutaneous biopsy to be taken.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Omental caking;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Omental caking and splenic lesion

    The low attenuation lesion in the spleen is similar in appearance to that seen on the CT scan done during the first admission.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Omental caking and splenic lesion;
     
     
The low attenuation lesions were initially felt to represent septic emboli related to Staphylococcus aureus sepsis.
 
The omental caking was also identified on doing an ultrasound investigation allowing a percutaneous biopsy to be taken.
 
The low attenuation lesion in the spleen is similar in appearance to that seen on the CT scan done during the first admission.
 
 
 
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