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Heuvelings Charlotte,  Belard Sabine,  Andronikou Savvas,  Grobusch Martin,  Zar Heather

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: SCI-043

Diagnosing pediatric pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) may be challenging as getting microbiological confirmation is difficult. Chest X-Ray (CXR) involves radiation exposure and has poor inter-reader agreement. Mediastinal lymphadenopathy can also be detected by mediastinal ultrasound (US). We describe technical aspects of performing mediastinal US and the findings in children with suspected PTB. Read More

Authors:  Heuvelings Charlotte , Belard Sabine , Andronikou Savvas , Grobusch Martin , Zar Heather

Keywords:  Mediastinal Ultrasound, Technical aspects, Tuberculosis