Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

+44 1300 500008

Weishun Hou

Department of Infectious Diseases, Yijishan Hospital, Wannan Medical College, Wuhu, 241001, Anhui, China

  • Case Study   
    Pregnancy with Atypical Pulmonary Tuberculosis during the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Case Study
    Author(s): Aiping Zhang*, Manman Liang*, Zijian Wang, Weishun Hou and Jianghua Yang*

    Background: During pregnancy, due to reduced immunological resistance, the probability of tuberculosis infection is increased, easily leading to the occurrence of tuberculosis; thus, pregnancy with tuberculosis is a risk to the health of pregnant women with infectious diseases. However, the clinical symptoms of pregnancy with pulmonary tuberculosis are atypical, often confused with the physiological reactions of pregnancy, and there is a lack of clinical awareness, especially in the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, atypical lung lesions are prone to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Case presentation: A 21-year-old woman was infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis during the third trimester of pregnancy. The diagnosis and treatment of the patient are reported. Conclusion: The inter.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-8731.21.9.230

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