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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 9-11

A rare cause of pleurisy in pregnancy: Tuberculosis


1 Department of Chest Diseases, Izmir University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
2 Department of Medical Microbiology, Izmir University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
3 Department of Chest Diseases, Turgutlu State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey
4 Department of Radiology, Izmir University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Aysegul Baysak
Department of Chest Diseases, Izmir University School of Medicine, Yeni Girne Blv. 1825 sokak No: 12 Karsiyaka, Izmir
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2148-7731.127220

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Tuberculosis is a granulomatous infectious disease of lungs due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a chronic disease and tuberculosis pleurisy takes place with acute disease symptoms. We aimed to present a rare case of young pregnant woman with pleural effusion due to tuberculosis in light of literature.


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