Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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The patient was a 4 year old female exposed to active tuberculosis by a sibling. The patient has just undergone a PPD conversion.
Clinical Physical Exam:
Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
A chest film demonstrated prominent bilateral hila, suggesting hilar adenopathy. A chest CT exam from 4 days later revealed bilateral hilar adenopathy and infiltrate/atelectasis in the left upper lobe.
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Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
Follow-up and Prognosis:
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