oa South African Medical Journal - Congenital tuberculosis : report of a case

Volume 27, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The literature on congenital tuberculosis is reviewed briefly. A case of congenital tuberculosis associated with maternal tuberculous spondylitis is reported. It is suggested that congenital tuberculosis resulting from infection late in the gestation period is not invariably fatal.

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