Left pleural effusion in a young woman with genital tuberculosis

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Published: November 14, 2022
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Disseminated tuberculosis is a rare form of tuberculosis that can cause severe illness if diagnosed and treated late. We present the case of a young Senegalese woman who had a miscarriage due to a pelvic inflammatory disease, followed by the development of a left pleural effusion. Despite laparoscopic findings and a salpinx biopsy that revealed necrotizing granulomas, only microbiological examinations of pleural biopsies revealed the final diagnosis of disseminated, drug-sensitive tuberculosis.



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Albrici, Cristina, Jacopo Cefalo, Michele Mondoni, Alessia Moro, Manuela Bimbatti, Umberto Gianelli, and Stefano Centanni. 2022. “Left Pleural Effusion in a Young Woman With Genital Tuberculosis”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 93 (3). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2022.2450.