Is it TB_?
 
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Author: Pediatric Oncall
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A 12 years old child presented with cough for 8 days with breathlessness. She was treated with Azithromycin and Salbutamol to which she responded. Her Chest X-Ray showed right sided calcified perihilar lesions and Mantoux test was positive {20 mm}. She was admitted for bilateral bronchopneumonia 2 months back and at that time Chest X-Ray showed bilateral fluffy shadows in lower zone with negative Mantoux test. At that time, she was treated with Amoxicillin-Clavulanic acid and Clarithromycin to which she responded.
Expert Opinion :
This child had pneumonia 2 months back and that time Mantoux test was negative. Currently, the child has a positive mantoux suggestion of recent conversion.

How would you interpret this current conversion of MT_?
Answer Discussion :
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MUHAMMAD MUSTUFA
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gastric lavage acid fast stain
3 years ago
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othman helmy
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yes this child has primary ghons focus with secondary activation
3 years ago

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