Take the Case Challenge!

Posted by Karen Buckley • September 26th, 2013

A 29-year-old man was seen in an outpatient clinic because of abdominal pain, fever and weight loss. Read the case description for the next Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

What is the diagnosis in this patient?

a. Visceral Kaposi’s sarcoma

b. Miliary tuberculosis

c. Gastric lymphoma with hemorrhage

d. Disseminated histoplasmosis

e. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

f. Cytomegalovirus infection

Vote and comment now, and find the answer in the full text of the Case Record to be published on October 10.

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24 Responses to “Take the Case Challenge!”

  1. Dr.Vipul Taneja says:

    MILLIARY TB,several millets like opacities are present in x-ray,plus in history there is fever and weight loss,abdominal pain may be because abdominal spread of TB

  2. cardios1970 says:

    Miliary tuberculosis

  3. Harry Chavez says:

    b. Miliary tuberculosis.

  4. dby says:

    Disseminated Histoplasmosis