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HISTOPATHOLOGY SECTION - CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74-75

Acid-fast bacilli positive isolated tubercular splenic abscess in a HIV-negative patient


1 Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Surgery, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, India

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M Jain
Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.40406

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Isolated splenic tubercular abscess in a HIV-negative patient is an exceedingly rare clinical condition. It is even more rare to demonstrate acid-fast bacilli positivity on Ziehl-Neelson stains in such cases. We hereby present one such case.


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