BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant

Nurul Azmawati Mohamed, Adilahtul Bushro Zaini, Md. Mostafizur Rahman

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

This is a case of a 2-month-old infant who had suppurative lymphadenitis at left axilla after Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccination. She presented with a non-healing BCG wound and left axillary swelling associated with one-week fever at 2 months of age. Aspiration under general anaesthesia was done and pus sent for mycobacterium culture grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The patient improved without anti-tuberculosis treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-285
Number of pages3
JournalBangladesh Journal of Medical Science
Volume15
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Fingerprint

Lymphadenitis
Axilla
Suppuration
Mycobacterium
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
General Anesthesia
Vaccination
Tuberculosis
Fever
Wounds and Injuries
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Abscess
  • BCG
  • Lymphadenitis
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Mohamed, N. A., Zaini, A. B., & Rahman, M. M. (2016). BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 15(2), 283-285.

BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant. / Mohamed, Nurul Azmawati; Zaini, Adilahtul Bushro; Rahman, Md. Mostafizur.

In: Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2016, p. 283-285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mohamed, NA, Zaini, AB & Rahman, MM 2016, 'BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant', Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 283-285.
Mohamed NA, Zaini AB, Rahman MM. BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science. 2016;15(2):283-285.
Mohamed, Nurul Azmawati ; Zaini, Adilahtul Bushro ; Rahman, Md. Mostafizur. / BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant. In: Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science. 2016 ; Vol. 15, No. 2. pp. 283-285.
@article{2af65c01f506460b8a7e49a56efa3b47,
title = "BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant",
abstract = "This is a case of a 2-month-old infant who had suppurative lymphadenitis at left axilla after Bacille Calmette Gu{\'e}rin (BCG) vaccination. She presented with a non-healing BCG wound and left axillary swelling associated with one-week fever at 2 months of age. Aspiration under general anaesthesia was done and pus sent for mycobacterium culture grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The patient improved without anti-tuberculosis treatment.",
keywords = "Abscess, BCG, Lymphadenitis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis",
author = "Mohamed, {Nurul Azmawati} and Zaini, {Adilahtul Bushro} and Rahman, {Md. Mostafizur}",
year = "2016",
language = "English",
volume = "15",
pages = "283--285",
journal = "Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science",
issn = "2223-4721",
publisher = "Ibn Sina Trust",
number = "2",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - BCG lymphadenitis of a healthy infant

AU - Mohamed, Nurul Azmawati

AU - Zaini, Adilahtul Bushro

AU - Rahman, Md. Mostafizur

PY - 2016

Y1 - 2016

N2 - This is a case of a 2-month-old infant who had suppurative lymphadenitis at left axilla after Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccination. She presented with a non-healing BCG wound and left axillary swelling associated with one-week fever at 2 months of age. Aspiration under general anaesthesia was done and pus sent for mycobacterium culture grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The patient improved without anti-tuberculosis treatment.

AB - This is a case of a 2-month-old infant who had suppurative lymphadenitis at left axilla after Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccination. She presented with a non-healing BCG wound and left axillary swelling associated with one-week fever at 2 months of age. Aspiration under general anaesthesia was done and pus sent for mycobacterium culture grew Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The patient improved without anti-tuberculosis treatment.

KW - Abscess

KW - BCG

KW - Lymphadenitis

KW - Mycobacterium tuberculosis

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84981516798&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84981516798&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84981516798

VL - 15

SP - 283

EP - 285

JO - Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science

JF - Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science

SN - 2223-4721

IS - 2

ER -