Volumen 16 número 2 - Agosto 2019
ISSN 0718-0918
Tabla de Contenidos > Caso Clínico

Andrea Zárate Vergara1; Ulfran Castro Salas2; Irina Tirado Pérez3
1 Medico epidemiólogo, residente de posgrado de Cuidados intensivos pediátrico,
Universidad de Santander. Colombia
2 Médico pediatra, docente posgrado de Cuidados intensivos pediátrico, Universidad de Santander. Colombia
3 Medico epidemiólogo, magister en Cuidados paliativos pediátricos, residente de posgrado de cuidados intensivos pediátrico, Universidad de Santander. Colombia

Resumen | Abstract | Texto completo HTML | Descargar cuerpo en pdf

Introduction: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that has been known since antiquity and with great importance at present, being one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality, it can have pulmonary and extrapulmonary presentation.

Method: review of current literature comparing articles with reviews of subjects in electronic search in databases of RIMA, MEDLINE, PUB-MED, MEDSCAPE, from 2013 to 2018

Clinical case: the clinical case of an immunocompetent adolescent with tuberculosis is represented. description of the natural history

Conclusions: It is essential to know the extrapulmonary presentation corresponds to 21% of cases of tuberculosis can be asymptomatic or symptomatic with fever, cough and pleuritic pain.

Key words: Extrapulmonary tuberculosis, Pleural tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, pediatrics.

Revista Pediatría Electrónica
Zañartu 1085, Independencia, Santiago, Chile
Teléfonos:(56) 25758092 y 27354991
Correo electrónico: gmedina.uchile@gmail.com
ISSN 0718-0918