HIV and adrenal tuberculosis
have increased in prevalence with the increasing prevalence of both diseases on the continent.
Although it is well known that adrenal tuberculosis
often causes calcifications of the adrenal glands , the morphology of the adrenal glands in our patient improved without any abnormalities, including calcifications.
Li et al., "Addison's disease due to adrenal tuberculosis
: Contrast-enhanced CT features and clinical duration correlation," European Journal of Radiology, vol.
A critical examination of adrenal tuberculosis
and a 28-year autopsy experience of active tuberculosis.
Adrenal biopsy was not performed because the presentation was strongly suggestive of adrenal tuberculosis with active extra-adrenal tuberculosis.
However, about 12% of patients with adrenal tuberculosis have no evidence of active extra-adrenal tuberculosis .