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Internal Medicine Inside

ISSN 2052-6954
Case report

Multidrug resistant extrapulmonary tuberculosis – three case reports and review of literature

Neeru Mittal1* and Punit Bansal2

*Correspondence: Neeru Mittal drneerub@gmail.com

1. Department of Chest Medicine, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Author Affiliations

2. RG Stone and Super Speciality Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Abstract

We present three cases of extra pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and treated with second line drugs according to culture susceptibility pattern. On completion of therapy, patents showed good clinical response. These cases highlight the observation that even extra-pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in on the rise and can be successfully treated with currently available second line drugs. All the Physicians should be cautious while dealing with recurrent cases of tubercular lymphadenitis.

Keywords: Multi drug, resistant, tuberculosis, therapy

ISSN 2052-6954
Volume 2
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