Paradoxical tuberculosis associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome presenting with chylous ascites and chylothorax in a HIV-1 infected child

Rabie H. ; Lomp A. ; Goussard P. ; Nel E. ; Cotton M. (2010)


We present a case of tuberculosis (TB) paradoxical immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) complicated by chylous ascites and chylothorax in a HIV-infected child. There are few descriptions of TB IRIS in children. This case extends the clinical spectrum of TB IRIS. © The Author [2010]. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.

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