An Explanation Of The Results Of Radiological Examination And A Lump In The Neck?
At night, my child is 3 years old, was told to radiology because there were lumps in his neck, the results were normal cast, normal diaphragm, normal sinus, pulmo: right and left hilum were rough, the pulmonary hue was crowded with a thin, soft-looking spots and opaque nodules on the right and left sides. Impression of the specifics of the active process. Lab results 0 basophil eosifinol 1 rod 2 segments 51 lymphocytes 42 monocytes 4 LEDs 20/50. Does my child have TB? Explanation please
Hello, Lepilel. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com. We can understand the concern you feel.
TB / TB / tuberculosis is a disease caused by bacterial infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Lung is the most common location of this bacterial infection, but actually this bacterial infection can also affect almost all organs. Of all TB cases in Indonesia, about 9% are TB cases in children.
The diagnosis of TB in children is based on 4 things, namely:
Confirmation of the results of bacteriological examination, in the form of sputum examination (phlegm) The typical clinical symptoms of TB, have the characteristics of staying more than 2 weeks even though optimal treatment has been given, with the most frequent complaints: long cough (> = 2 weeks), long fever, severe loss body / not rising in 2 months / failed to grow, lethargic, and less active. Any evidence of TB infection, in the form of a positive tuberculin test or close contact with another person who is ill with TB. Chest X-ray images that point to TB, must be assessed by a doctor to support the history and physical examination results Associated with blood tests and chest X-rays that have been done, we advise you to consult directly with a doctor who treats patients. Both examinations are supporting examinations which cannot be the sole reference for diagnosis without knowing the patient's clinical condition.
As a recommendation at home, patients are advised to eat a balanced nutritious meal, adequate rest, and improve air circulation and sunlight at home.
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