We present a case in which lung ultrasound (LUS) was relevant to reach an early diagnosis of lung tuberculosis and to manage the patient in the right setting. Moreover, ultrasound allowed to detect and treat massive pleural effusion through an ultrasound-guided thoracentesis.

Early detection of pleuro-pulmonary tuberculosis by bedside lung ultrasound: A case report and review of literature

Cocco, Giulio;Boccatonda, Andrea;Rossi, Ilaria;D'Ardes, Damiano;Delli Pizzi, Andrea;Ucciferri, Claudio;Katia, Falasca;Jacopo, Vecchiet
2022

Abstract

We present a case in which lung ultrasound (LUS) was relevant to reach an early diagnosis of lung tuberculosis and to manage the patient in the right setting. Moreover, ultrasound allowed to detect and treat massive pleural effusion through an ultrasound-guided thoracentesis.
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