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Images in neonatal medicine
Congenital pulmonary tuberculosis
  1. Raktima Chakrabarti1,
  2. Manish Mittal1,
  3. Balraj Singh Yadav2,
  4. Sanjay Wazir1
  1. 1 Department of Neonatology, Apollo Cradle Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
  2. 2 Department of Neonatology, Smt. Santra Devi Health & Educational Trust, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Raktima Chakrabarti, T-4, 1402, Escape, Golf Course Extension Road, Nirvana Country, Sector 50, Gurgaon 122018, Haryana, India, dr_raktima{at}

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A one-month-old male baby born at full term, weighing 2.9 kg, presented with weight loss (2.5 kg at presentation), 15 days of fever and 5 days of cough. His respiratory rate was 74/min with minimal recessions. There was no lymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly and absent Bacillus Calmette–Guérin nodule; cerebrospinal fluid examination was also …

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  • Contributors RC, MM, BSY and SW examined the case and designed the work, MM and BSJ took the photograph and MM and BSJ acquired the data and consent. RC drafted the article and SW revised it critically.

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