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Question :
Posted On : 26 May 2018
10 yr old,fever with rigor 2 and a half months,treated with broad spectrum antibiotics,primaquin plus Quinine and seizures on 45 th day of fever,echymotic patch,generalised odema 2 weeks,ascitis pleural effusion,and hepatomegaly,lymphadenopathy,PT and APTT prolonged,platelet 1 lakh,TC 4000,history of contact with open case of TB,no joint involment,no skin rash,Jaundice.
Expert Answer :
It seems to be DIC. Rule out HLH and chronic liver disease.
Answer Discussion :
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George M
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Disseminated tb
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