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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 153-154

Aortoarteritis with tuberculosis


Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric TB Clinic, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Ira Shah
1/B Saguna, 271/B Street, Francis Road, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai - 400 056, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.214978

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Aortoarteritis is an inflammatory condition of the aorta, which has been rarely reported due to tuberculous infection. We report two cases of children who had aortoarteritis along with tuberculosis (TB), of which one had collapse consolidation and the other had latent TB. Both patients were treated with anti-TB therapy and steroids.


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