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Title: BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant
Authors: Mohamed, Dr. Nurul Azmawati
Keywords: BCG; lymphadenitis; mycobacterium tuberculosis; abscess
Issue Date: Apr-2016
Publisher: INASP
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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