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|Title:||BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant|
|Authors:||Mohamed, Dr. Nurul Azmawati|
|Keywords:||BCG; lymphadenitis; mycobacterium tuberculosis; abscess|
|Abstract:||This is a case of a 2-month-old infant who had suppurative lymphadenitis at left axilla after Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccination. She presented with a non-healing BCG wound and left axillary swelling associated with one-week fever at 2 months of age. Aspiration under general anaesthesia was done and pus sent for mycobacterium culture grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The patient improved without anti-tuberculosis treatment.|
|ISSN:||2223-4721 (Print) 2076-0299 (Electronic)|
|Appears in Collections:||Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science|
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