A Case Series Of Hepatic Tuberculosis In Children

Tan Sun Mee, Wong K.J, Fong S.M

Abstract


Introduction

Tuberculosis in children remains a public heath concern in Malaysia and other developing countries. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection of the liver, known as hepatic TB, is an extra pulmonary manifestation of TB. Tuberculous bacilli can reach the liver via hematogenous dissemination through hepatic artery, or by local spread from the gastrointestinal tract via portal vein [1].


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