BCGitis

BCGitis

A popular term for regional lymphadenitis following bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccination, an event which occurs in about 2% of cases; occurence decreases to virtually zero when freeze-dried vaccine is used.
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Anahtar kelimeler BCGitis, komplikasyon, tuberkuloz
Diagnosis and site of involvement 1 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right ankle 2 Subcutaneous abscess, left anterior chest wall 3 Severe combined immunodeficiency, disseminated BCGitis 4 Suppurative lymphadenitis 5 Injection-site abscess 6 Suppurative lymphadenitis 7 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right distal femoris 8 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis 9 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, left distal femoris 10 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, left distal radius 11 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right knee 12 Subcutaneous abscess, left wrist 13 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right ankle 14 Suppurative lymphadentitis 15 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, left proximal tibia * BCGitis, disseminated BCG infection.