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Tuberculosis
Siva P. Raman, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Clinical Issues

      TERMINOLOGY

      • Abbreviations

        • Tuberculosis (TB)
      • Definitions

        • Infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis

      IMAGING

      • General Features

        • Imaging Recommendations

          • Radiographic Findings

            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              PATHOLOGY

              • General Features

                • Microscopic Features

                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                  • Presentation

                    • Demographics

                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                        • Treatment

                          Selected References

                          1. Chen J et al: Diagnostic performance of CT for differentiating peritoneal tuberculosis from peritoneal carcinomatosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Radiol. 75(5):396.e7-14, 2020
                          2. Cho JH et al: Peritoneal carcinomatosis and its mimics: review of CT findings for differential diagnosis. J Belg Soc Radiol. 104(1):8, 2020
                          3. Sartoris G et al: Abdominal tuberculosis in children: challenges, uncertainty, and confusion. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 9(2):218-27, 2020
                          4. Varghese A et al: Peritoneal tuberculosis: the great mimicker. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 30(4):546-50, 2020
                          5. Aslan B et al: Tuberculous peritonitis mimicking carcinomatosis peritonei: CT findings and histopathologic correlation. Radiol Case Rep. 14(12):1491-4, 2019
                          6. Rodriguez-Takeuchi SY et al: Extrapulmonary tuberculosis: pathophysiology and imaging findings. Radiographics. 39(7):2023-37, 2019
                          7. Burke KA et al: Diagnosing abdominal tuberculosis in the acute abdomen. Int J Surg. 12(5):494-9, 2014
                          8. Kalra N et al: Spectrum of imaging findings on MDCT enterography in patients with small bowel tuberculosis. Clin Radiol. 69(3):315-22, 2014
                          9. Prapruttam D et al: Tuberculosis-the great mimicker. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 35(3):195-214, 2014
                          10. Clemente WT et al: Tuberculosis in liver transplant recipients: a single Brazilian center experience. Transplantation. 87(3):397-401, 2009
                          11. Jacob JT et al: Acute forms of tuberculosis in adults. Am J Med. 122(1):12-7, 2009
                          12. Koenig SP et al: High mortality among patients with AIDS who received a diagnosis of tuberculosis in the first 3 months of antiretroviral therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 48(6):829-31, 2009
                          13. Burrill J et al: Tuberculosis: a radiologic review. Radiographics. 27(5):1255-73, 2007
                          14. Minton J et al: Intra-abdominal infections. Clin Med. 4(6):519-23, 2004
                          15. Engin G et al: Imaging of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Radiographics. 20(2):471-88; quiz 529-30, 532, 2000
                          16. Harisinghani MG et al: Tuberculosis from head to toe. Radiographics. 20(2):449-70; quiz 528-9, 532, 2000
                          17. Jadvar H et al: Still the great mimicker: abdominal tuberculosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 168(6):1455-60, 1997
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                          KEY FACTS

                          • Imaging

                            • Clinical Issues

                              TERMINOLOGY

                              • Abbreviations

                                • Tuberculosis (TB)
                              • Definitions

                                • Infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis

                              IMAGING

                              • General Features

                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                  • Radiographic Findings

                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                      PATHOLOGY

                                      • General Features

                                        • Microscopic Features

                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                          • Presentation

                                            • Demographics

                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                • Treatment

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Chen J et al: Diagnostic performance of CT for differentiating peritoneal tuberculosis from peritoneal carcinomatosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Radiol. 75(5):396.e7-14, 2020
                                                  2. Cho JH et al: Peritoneal carcinomatosis and its mimics: review of CT findings for differential diagnosis. J Belg Soc Radiol. 104(1):8, 2020
                                                  3. Sartoris G et al: Abdominal tuberculosis in children: challenges, uncertainty, and confusion. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 9(2):218-27, 2020
                                                  4. Varghese A et al: Peritoneal tuberculosis: the great mimicker. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 30(4):546-50, 2020
                                                  5. Aslan B et al: Tuberculous peritonitis mimicking carcinomatosis peritonei: CT findings and histopathologic correlation. Radiol Case Rep. 14(12):1491-4, 2019
                                                  6. Rodriguez-Takeuchi SY et al: Extrapulmonary tuberculosis: pathophysiology and imaging findings. Radiographics. 39(7):2023-37, 2019
                                                  7. Burke KA et al: Diagnosing abdominal tuberculosis in the acute abdomen. Int J Surg. 12(5):494-9, 2014
                                                  8. Kalra N et al: Spectrum of imaging findings on MDCT enterography in patients with small bowel tuberculosis. Clin Radiol. 69(3):315-22, 2014
                                                  9. Prapruttam D et al: Tuberculosis-the great mimicker. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 35(3):195-214, 2014
                                                  10. Clemente WT et al: Tuberculosis in liver transplant recipients: a single Brazilian center experience. Transplantation. 87(3):397-401, 2009
                                                  11. Jacob JT et al: Acute forms of tuberculosis in adults. Am J Med. 122(1):12-7, 2009
                                                  12. Koenig SP et al: High mortality among patients with AIDS who received a diagnosis of tuberculosis in the first 3 months of antiretroviral therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 48(6):829-31, 2009
                                                  13. Burrill J et al: Tuberculosis: a radiologic review. Radiographics. 27(5):1255-73, 2007
                                                  14. Minton J et al: Intra-abdominal infections. Clin Med. 4(6):519-23, 2004
                                                  15. Engin G et al: Imaging of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Radiographics. 20(2):471-88; quiz 529-30, 532, 2000
                                                  16. Harisinghani MG et al: Tuberculosis from head to toe. Radiographics. 20(2):449-70; quiz 528-9, 532, 2000
                                                  17. Jadvar H et al: Still the great mimicker: abdominal tuberculosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 168(6):1455-60, 1997