Miliary tuberculosis presenting as acute respiratory distress syndrome, septic shock, DIC, and multiorgan failure.

Jie Zhang, Charles Handorf

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A 48-year-old Hispanic man developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), fulminant hepatic failure, renal dysfunction, pancytopenia and septic shock, and died on his fourth day of hospitalization. The postmortem examination revealed caseating and non-caseating granulomas in all sampled organs. Antemortem sputum and postmortem pulmonary tissue cultures were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Miliary tuberculosis (TB) was diagnosed. Factors associated with mortality include delayed diagnosis/therapy and presence of ARDS, DIC, septic shock, and multiorgan failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-166
Number of pages3
JournalTennessee medicine : journal of the Tennessee Medical Association
Volume97
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

Fingerprint

Miliary Tuberculosis
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Septic Shock
Pancytopenia
Acute Liver Failure
Delayed Diagnosis
Granuloma
Sputum
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Hispanic Americans
Autopsy
Hospitalization
Kidney
Lung
Mortality
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

@article{271e18d09fbd42128284af8a0ee0332a,
title = "Miliary tuberculosis presenting as acute respiratory distress syndrome, septic shock, DIC, and multiorgan failure.",
abstract = "A 48-year-old Hispanic man developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), fulminant hepatic failure, renal dysfunction, pancytopenia and septic shock, and died on his fourth day of hospitalization. The postmortem examination revealed caseating and non-caseating granulomas in all sampled organs. Antemortem sputum and postmortem pulmonary tissue cultures were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Miliary tuberculosis (TB) was diagnosed. Factors associated with mortality include delayed diagnosis/therapy and presence of ARDS, DIC, septic shock, and multiorgan failure.",
author = "Jie Zhang and Charles Handorf",
year = "2004",
month = "1",
day = "1",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "97",
pages = "164--166",
journal = "Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association",
issn = "1088-6222",
publisher = "Tennessee Medical Association",
number = "4",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Miliary tuberculosis presenting as acute respiratory distress syndrome, septic shock, DIC, and multiorgan failure.

AU - Zhang, Jie

AU - Handorf, Charles

PY - 2004/1/1

Y1 - 2004/1/1

N2 - A 48-year-old Hispanic man developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), fulminant hepatic failure, renal dysfunction, pancytopenia and septic shock, and died on his fourth day of hospitalization. The postmortem examination revealed caseating and non-caseating granulomas in all sampled organs. Antemortem sputum and postmortem pulmonary tissue cultures were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Miliary tuberculosis (TB) was diagnosed. Factors associated with mortality include delayed diagnosis/therapy and presence of ARDS, DIC, septic shock, and multiorgan failure.

AB - A 48-year-old Hispanic man developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), fulminant hepatic failure, renal dysfunction, pancytopenia and septic shock, and died on his fourth day of hospitalization. The postmortem examination revealed caseating and non-caseating granulomas in all sampled organs. Antemortem sputum and postmortem pulmonary tissue cultures were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Miliary tuberculosis (TB) was diagnosed. Factors associated with mortality include delayed diagnosis/therapy and presence of ARDS, DIC, septic shock, and multiorgan failure.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=2542528500&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=2542528500&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

VL - 97

SP - 164

EP - 166

JO - Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association

JF - Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association

SN - 1088-6222

IS - 4

ER -