21-Year-Old Woman With Flank Pain

Siddiqui, Mustaqeem A.; Thompson, Rodney L.
May 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2006, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p673
Academic Journal
The article reports on the diagnosis and treatment of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in the case of a 21-year-old woman with a 1-week history of nausea and vomiting and severe left lateral abdominal pain and costovertebral angle tenderness of 24 hours' duration. It was revealed that the patient developed complications and possessing a resistant organism that further complicated her treatment.


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