Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 522–524 | Cite as

Addison's disease due to tuberculosis in a 13-year-old girl

  • A. Jagannath
  • P. W. Brill
  • P. Winchester
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A 13-year-old girl developed Addison's disease during antituberculous therapy for presumed tuberculous ventriculitis. CT of the abdomen showed diffusely enlarged hypodense adrenals and a hypodense lesion in the lower pole of the left kidney. Biopsy of the renal lesion revealed caseating and noncaseating granulomas.


Public Health Tuberculosis Lower Pole Left Kidney Renal Lesion 
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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Jagannath
    • 1
  • P. W. Brill
    • 1
  • P. Winchester
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNew York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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