Portal Hypertension and Fever Secondary to Granulomatous Hepatitis by Tuberculosis

Orivaldo Alves Barbosa, Manoel Pedro Guedes Guimaraes, Andre Luis Coutinho de Araujo Macedo, Jose Walter Correia, Priscila Dourado Evangelista, Barbara Irma Galdino Alves, Cleto Dantas Nogueira

Abstract


Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly prevalent disease in our country, eventually, most with atypical clinical presentations. We report a case of a young patient with prolonged fever and portal hypertension with clinical and histological diagnosis of granulomatous hepatitis, TB improved after treatment with anti-TB regimen. Then we have a brief literature review on the topic.




J Med Cases. 2015;6(8):336-338
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc2199w

Keywords


Granulomatous hepatitis; Hepatic tuberculosis; Tuberculosis

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