IJDVL Home  
 

CASE REPORT
[View FULLTEXT]   
Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 72-73

Thoracic sinuses in HIV a diagnostic dilemma

V Pai, SG Pai, J Pinto, KN Kamath 
 Department of Skin and STD Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575 001, India

Correspondence Address:
K N Kamath
Department of Skin and STD Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575 001
India

A male aged 57 years with multiple discharging sinuses on both sides of chest, multiple ulcers on the back, painful ankylosis of right shoulder since 2 months. Chest examination showed reduced expansion and decreased breath sounds on right side. Large boggy swelling on right hemithorax with multiple discharging sinuses was seen. VDRL was reactive in high dilutions and he was also ELISA - HIV positive. X-ray of chest showed few opacities in right lung field. A provisional diagnosis of Gumma - Syphilis/Tuberculous was considered. Sensorineural deafness was also present.


How to cite this article:
Pai V, Pai S G, Pinto J, Kamath K N. Thoracic sinuses in HIV a diagnostic dilemma.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2003;69:72-73


How to cite this URL:
Pai V, Pai S G, Pinto J, Kamath K N. Thoracic sinuses in HIV a diagnostic dilemma. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2003 [cited 2019 Nov 15 ];69:72-73
Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/article.asp?issn=0378-6323;year=2003;volume=69;issue=7;spage=72;epage=73;aulast=Pai;type=0


 

Friday, November 15, 2019
 Site Map | Home | Contact Us | Feedback | Copyright and disclaimer