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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 19-21

A rare case of tuberculosis along with abdominal aorto arteritis in young women


Department of Medicine, M R Medical College, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Sangram Biradar
Department of Medicine, M R Medical College, Kalaburagi, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AJIM.AJIM_7_19

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Tuberculous arteritis of the aorta is an uncommon condition usually secondary to the dissemination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection from the mediastinum and/or lung to the adjacent aorta; this may mimic Takayasu's arteritis. Aortoarteritis is an inflammatory condition of the aorta, which has been rarely reported due to tuberculous infection. We are presenting a case of 28-year-old young female of abdominal aortoarteritis along with tuberculosis (TB). Patient was treated with anti-TB therapy and steroids.


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