oa South African Medical Journal - Miliary tuberculosis of the liver - another cause of the 'bright liver' on ultrasound examination

Volume 62, Issue 22
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Grey-scale ultrasound scans of the enlarged liver in 8 patients with proven miliary tuberculosis of the liver showed a bright echo pattern indistinguishable from that seen in cirrhosis and from that due to other established causes of increased hepatic echogenicity.

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