Tabriz University of Medical Sciences About    Newsletter    Contact Us    Create Account    Log in  
Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Research
ISSN: 2008-5117      eISSN: 2008-6830  
Services
Export citation
EndNote
Reference Manager
BibTeX
Medlars
Refworks
Mendeley

Cite by
Google Scholar



Article History
Submitted: 14 Nov 2016
Accepted: 12 Mar 2017
First published online: 18 Mar 2017

Article Access Statistics
Abstract Page Views: 48
PDF Downloads: 63
Full Text Views: 0

J Cardiovasc Thorac Res. 2017;9(1):60-61 doi: 10.15171/jcvtr.2017.09

A rare complication of pulmonary tuberculosis - Pulmonary venous thrombosis with atrial extension

Case Report

Onkar Balasaheb Auti 1 * , Ranganath R 2, Murali Mohan BV 2, Vimal Raj 1

1 Department of Radio-diagnosis, Narayana Health City, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Pulmonology, Narayana Health City, Bangalore, India



Abstract
Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is serious public health problem in India and worldwide. The mortality rate in pulmonary TB is high in those with advanced disease and in presence of complications. It presents with wide variety of complications of which haematological complications are rare. Many cases were reported pulmonary TB associated with deep venous thrombosis, hepatic and portal venous thrombosis, central retinal venous thrombosis and sagittal sinus thrombosis in TB meningitis. We report a rare case of pulmonary TB with pulmonary venous thrombosis and atrial extension. To our best knowledge, this is the first case reported of its kind.





Comments
First name  
Last name  
Email address  
Comments  
Security code



This Article
PDF

Google Scholar
Articles by Auti OB
Articles by R R
Articles by BV MM
Articles by Raj V

PubMed
Articles by Auti OB
Articles by R R
Articles by BV MM
Articles by Raj V



Share this article!

Press Manuscript Online. Powered by MAADRAYAN