|Year : 2017 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 52-53
Mushtak Al-Gherbawe, Abdul-Naser Elzouki
Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College of Qatar, Doha, Qatar
|Date of Web Publication||7-Nov-2017|
Department of Medicine, HMC P.O.Box 3050 Doha
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|How to cite this article:|
Al-Gherbawe M, Elzouki AN. Medical quiz. Libyan J Med Sci 2017;1:52-3
A 22-year-old Nepali male patient presented with fever and weight loss of 1 month duration. His medical history was unremarkable. On examination, he was febrile (temperature 39°C) with anterior chest wall swelling above the right nipple. Chest X-ray is shown in [Figure 1] as well as computed tomography (CT)-scan chest [Figure 2]a and CT-scan abdomen [Figure 2]b.
| What is the Diagnosis?|| |
| Answer|| |
There is a right anterior chest wall cold abscess with posterior extension with multiple lung opacities (see arrows in [Figure 1]
and [Figure 2]
a). There is also left paraspinal multiple psoas abscesses (see arrow in [Figure 2]
b). These findings consistent with tuberculosis.
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[Figure 1], [Figure 2]