Primary macronodular hepatosplenic tuberculosis: two cases with US, CT, and MR findings

Senturk H., KOÇER N., PAPİLA Ç., Uras C. , Dogusoy G.

European Radiology, vol.5, no.4, pp.451-455, 1995 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf00184961
  • Title of Journal : European Radiology
  • Page Numbers: pp.451-455


We describe two cases of primary macronudular hepatosplenic tuberculosis (TB) with US, CT, and MR findings. The clinical presentation of the two patients were not alike. Whereas the first presented with a long indolent course, the second presented with an acute picture. For the first patient TB was not suspected until laparatomy; for the second the diagnosis was made by clinical evaluation with the aid of US and CT, and confirmed by biopsy. Use of MR did not add to the diagnosis. © 1995 Springer-Verlag.