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Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence

Vikas Tyagi, Snigdha Goyal, Sunder Goyal.

Abstract
Globally millions of people are affected by tuberculosis (TB) each year and India has the largest number of TB cases both pulmonary and extrapulmonary. Extrapulmonary TB affecting spleen is quite rare and occurs mostly as a part of miliary tuberculosis in immunocompromised patients. In the Immunocompetent patients, isolated splenic tuberculosis is extremely rare. Herein, we present the case of an immunocompetent female with isolated splenic tuberculosis.

Key words: Extrapulmonary, splenic tuberculosis, miliary, immunocompetent


 
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Tyagi V, Goyal S, Goyal S. Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2018; 7(1): 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832


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Tyagi V, Goyal S, Goyal S. Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2018; 7(1): 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832



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Tyagi V, Goyal S, Goyal S. Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2018), [cited October 16, 2018]; 7(1): 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832



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Tyagi, V., Goyal, S. & Goyal, S. (2018) Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 7 (1), 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832



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Tyagi, Vikas, Snigdha Goyal, and Sunder Goyal. 2018. Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 7 (1), 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832



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Tyagi, Vikas, Snigdha Goyal, and Sunder Goyal. "Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 7 (2018), 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832



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Tyagi, Vikas, Snigdha Goyal, and Sunder Goyal. "Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 7.1 (2018), 37-40. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832



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Tyagi, V., Goyal, S. & Goyal, S. (2018) Isolated splenic tuberculosis in immunocompetent patient: A rare occurrence. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 7 (1), 37-40. doi:10.5455/aces.20170913072832





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