SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Chest Infections II
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
INTRODUCTION: More than 2 billion people are infected with M. tuberculosis globally. However, of those affected, the incidence of tuberculosis sepsis, or, sepsis tuberculosa gravissima (STG) is extremely rare and carries a very high mortality. We report a case of STG involving a patient admitted for decompensated liver cirrhosis.