Volume : VIII, Issue : II, February - 2019

Clinical profile of childhood tuberculosis in Mahatma Gandhi Hospital Jaipur

Dr. Mohit Goyal, Dr Jitendra Kumar Gupta, Dr. Munish Kumar Kakkar

Abstract :

A hospital based cross sectional study was carried out at a mahatma Gandhi hospital tertiary care hospital to know the clinical profile of pediatric patients with tuberculosis. After obtaining consent, a thorough clinical examination was done followed by investigations to confirm the diagnosis. Totally data was collected from 140 patients and data was compiled and analyzed. It was observed that 140 patients were identified as suffering from tuberculosis in which 51.4% were pulmonary cases and rest 48.6% were extra–pulmonary cases. This study also showed that Extra–Pulmonary tuberculosis presented most commonly as Tubercular lymphadenitis (29.4%), followed by tuberculosis of central nervous system (26.5%), pleural effusion (17.6%) and abdominal tuberculosis (16.2%). Fever and cough was present almost universally (100% and 98.8% ) in patients with pulmonary TB.

Keywords : childhood tb    clinical profile  

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CLINICAL PROFILE OF CHILDHOOD TUBERCULOSIS IN MAHATMA GANDHI HOSPITAL JAIPUR, Dr. Mohit Goyal, Dr Jitendra Kumar Gupta, Dr. Munish Kumar Kakkar PARIPEX - INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-2 | February-2019


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