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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 299-301

Infantile endobronchial tuberculosis


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

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Amit Dey
Room No. 107, KEM Main Boy's Hostel, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_164_18

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Endobronchial tuberculosis (TB) is a specific form or complication of pulmonary tuberculosis. We report four infants with endobronchial TB presenting with secondary complications such as obstructive emphysema and atelectasis and their response to appropriate anti-tuberculous therapy (ATT) with steroid treatment. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment before the development of fibrosis is important to prevent complications such as bronchiectasis.


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