The cases are based on real-life experiences of TB clients at the IDI clinic. They are designed to provide skills in problem solving to successfully manage an active TB case as well as latent TB infections. They provide guidance and the necessary reference material to gain experience in TB case management.
Available TB Management Case Studies
Cervical Lymphadenitits Caused by Rifampicin Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
We report a rare case of new EPTB (tuberculous lymphadenitis) caused by Rifampicin Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) in an HIV seronegative patient at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda.
Skin tuberculosis A case report
A 28 year old woman who first presented to the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) clinic in August 2010 with a four month history of spontaneous, progressively enlarging ulcers on the anterior aspect of the left leg. At that visit, she was tested and found to be HIV positive with a CD4+ cell count of 295 cells/μl
Deep venous thrombosis in tuberculosis a rare complication of rising concern
Bob was admitted to Kiruddu hospital with a history of 1 month of headaches, neck stiffness, seizures, nausea, and vomiting.
A 31yr old woman with Abdominal Distention and ascites
Joy a 31 year old female presented with a 7 day history of Epigastric pain, non-projectile yellow vomitus, recurrent painful oral ulcers, and low grade fevers.
4 year old boy with cough
Homas is a 4 year old boy. He is brought to the health centre with cough and fever that he has had for 3 days.