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109 Possible Causes for Splenic Tuberculosis

  • Splenic Abscess

    Splenic Tuberculosis and HIV -1 infection. Lancet 2002;369:353. 2. Ho PL, Chim CS, Yuen KY. Isolated splenic tuberculosis presenting with pyrexia of unknown origin.[] Splenic tuberculosis: An unusual sonographic presentation. Int J Clin Pract 1999;53:318-9. 5. Adil A, Chikhaoui N, Ousehal A, Kdini R. Splenic tuberculosis.[] Unusual presentation of tuberculosis as a splenic mass. Tohoku J Exp Med 2006;210:79-82. 12. Akhan O, Pringot J. Imaging of abdominal tuberculosis.[]

  • Splenic Vein Thrombosis

    REFERENCES 1 Isolated splenic vein thrombosis with natural shunt caused by jejunal tuberculosis, Trop Gastroenterol, 1990, vol. 11 (pg. 39 - 43 ) 2 Portal and splenic veins[] (pg. 32 - 3 ) 4 Case report of lymph nodal, hepatic and splenic tuberculosis in an HIV-positive patient, Braz J Infect Dis, 2006, vol. 10 (pg. 149 - 153 ) 5, Principles and[] We report a case of tubercular splenic abscesses with isolated splenic vein thrombosis in an immunocompetent person.[]

  • Miliary Tuberculosis of the Liver

    Hepatic and splenic tuberculosis refers to tuberculosis affecting the liver and the spleen.[] Disseminated tuberculosis with lymphatic, splenic and scrotal abscesses: a case report. Cases J, 2 (2009), pp. 6995 [2] A. Fanning.[] […] nodules ( arrows ) in a patient with hepatobiliary tuberculosis MRI and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography (MRCP), endoscopic ultrasound, and endoscopic retrograde[]

  • Choroiditis

    We report a case of serpiginoid multifocal choroiditis in a 17-year-old boy who was suffering from isolated splenic tuberculosis.[] Serpiginoid multifocal choroiditis is a distinct morphological identity with a reported causal association with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.[]

  • Splenic Rupture

    […] reaction during treatment for splenic tuberculosis.[] Langerhans cell histiocytosis primary splenic neoplasms, e.g. angiosarcoma, hemangioma amyloidosis (primary and secondary) post-colonoscopy 4 sneezing 5 sarcoidosis 6 Radiographic[] Splenic Rupture The recognized categories of etiologies of non-traumatic splenic rupture [ 1, 3 ] ( Table 2 ).[]

  • Cholestatic Jaundice

    […] or splenic involvement [8].[] Local hepatic tuberculosis (primary hepatic) refers to involvement of the hepatobiliary tract by TB without any apparent involvement elsewhere or only with local lymph node[] Here the tubercle bacillus is said to reach the liver through the portal vein from the gastrointestinal tract rather than the hepatic artery as in case of miliary tuberculosis[]

  • Hypersplenism

    Splenic tuberculosis should be considered as an unusual cause of massive splenomegaly and hypersplenism.[] Tuberculosis xiii. [] […] abscess, typhoid fever • brucellosis, leptospirosis, tuberculosis • histoplasmosis • malaria, leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis • ehrlichiosis  Disordered immunoregulation[]

  • Endometriosis

    Other less frequent causes include mesothelioma, Budd Chiari syndrome, perforated duodenal ulcer, primary splenic lymphoma, mesenteric cyst, multiple myeloma, and cirrhosis[] Differential diagnosis of women with haemorrhagic ascites includes rupture of hemorrhagic ovarian cyst, spontaneous rupture of spleen, ovarian cancer, hepatoma, tuberculosis[]

  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis

    He emphasized similarity with the histological data observed with lacrimal, salivary, lymph node and splenic involvement of Mikulicz’s disease (now Sjögren's syndrome).[] […] and fibrosis was very different from the colloid goiters that he was familiar with, as well as those from Grave’s disease, infectious thyroiditis (especially related to tuberculosis[]

  • Omental Abscess

    Clinico-radiologic-pathologic diagnosis Abdominal tuberculosis with tuberculous splenic abscess and peritoneal tuberculosis.[] […] ligament, lesser omentum Left - left kidney, left adrenal gland Posteriorly - pancreas Right - epiploic foramen, lesser omentum, greater sac Communications Superior recess, splenic[] We describe such an uncommon constellation of peritoneal tuberculosis and splenic abscess.[]

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