Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

Published by: Kowsar

Isolated Tuberculous Liver Abscesses in Down Syndrome

Shahla Afsharpaiman 1 and Parviz Tabatabaee 2 , *
Authors Information
1 Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediatric, Division of Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Medicine Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 14, 2012, 3 (1); 37-40
  • Published Online: August 14, 2012
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: September 25, 2011
  • Revised: September 30, 2011
  • Accepted: October 3, 2011
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-5211

To Cite: Afsharpaiman S, Tabatabaee P. Isolated Tuberculous Liver Abscesses in Down Syndrome, J Compr Ped. 2012 ; 3(1):37-40. doi: 10.17795/compreped-5211.

Abstract
Copyright © 2012, Iranian Society of Pediatrics. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Dhar M, Chaudhuri S, Pain S, Halder U, Sau T, Basu K, et al. Right side Pleural Effusion and Liver Abscess of tuberculous origin. Indian J Tuberc. 2001; 48(4): 219-22
  • 2. Chen HC, Chao YC, Shyu RY, Hsieh TY. Isolated tuberculous liver abscesses with multiple hyperechoic masses on ultrasound: a case report and review of the literature. Liver Int. 2003; 23(5): 346-50[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Rahmatulla RH, al-Mofleh IA, al-Rashed RS, al-Hedaithy MA, Mayet IY. Tuberculous liver abscess: a case report and review of literature. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2001; 13(4): 437-40[DOI]
  • 4. Bangroo A, Malhotra AS. Isolated hepatic tuberculosis. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2005; 10(2): 105[DOI]
  • 5. Akcay MN, Polat KY, Oren D, Ozturk G. Primary tuberculous liver abscess. A case report and review of literature. Int J Clin Pract. 2004; 58(6): 625-7[DOI]
  • 6. Pottipati AR, Dave PB, Gumaste V, Vieux U. Tuberculous abscess of the liver in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1991; 13(5): 549-53[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Oliva A, Duarte B, Jonasson O, Nadimpalli V. The nodular form of local hepatic tuberculosis. A review. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1990; 12(2): 166-73[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Wilde CC, Kueh YK. Case report: Tuberculous hepatic and splenic abscess. Clin Radiol. 1991; 43(3): 215-6[DOI]
  • 9. Spiegel CT, Tuazon CU. Tuberculous liver abscess. Tubercle. 1984; 65(2): 127-31[DOI]
  • 10. Gracey L. Tuberculosis Abscess of the Liver. Br J Surg. 1965; 52: 442-3[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Korn RJ, Kellow WF, Heller P, Chomet B, Zimmerman HJ. Hepatic involvement in extrapulmonary tuberculosis; histologic and functional characteristics. Am J Med. 1959; 27(1): 60-71[DOI]
  • 12. Koksal D, Koksal AS, Koklu S, Cicek B, Altiparmak E, Sahin B. Primary tuberculous liver abscess: a case report and review of the literature. South Med J. 2006; 99(4): 393-5[DOI]
  • 13. Essop AR, Posen JA, Hodkinson JH, Segal I. Tuberculosis hepatitis: a clinical review of 96 cases. Q J Med. 1984; 53(212): 465-77[PubMed]
  • 14. Alcantara-Payawal DE, Matsumura M, Shiratori Y, Okudaira T, Gonzalez R, Lopez RA, et al. Direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using polymerase chain reaction assay among patients with hepatic granuloma. J Hepatol. 1997; 27(4): 620-7[DOI]
  • 15. Maharaj B, Leary WP, Pudifin DJ. A prospective study of hepatic tuberculosis in 41 black patients. Q J Med. 1987; 63(242): 517-22[PubMed]
  • 16. Alvarez SZ, Carpio R. Hepatobiliary tuberculosis. Dig Dis Sci. 1983; 28(3): 193-200[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Murphy M, Insoft RM, Pike-Nobile L, Epstein LB. A hypothesis to explain the immune defects in Down syndrome. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1995; 393: 147-67[PubMed]
  • 18. Duse M, Brugo MA, Martini A, Tassi C, Ferrario C, Ugazio AG. Immunodeficiency in Down’s syndrome: low levels of serum thymic factor in trisomic children. Thymus. 1980; 2(3): 127-31[PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments