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Abdulrahman Alhamad


Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Common sites:

1.  lymph nodes (TB lymphadenitis) –  is the most common site in HIV negative individuals.

2.  Pleura – is the most common site in HIV positive individuals

3.  Abdomen -affects the Gastrointestinal tract and the peritoneum

4.  Pericardium

5.  CNS – affects the meninges,  brain tissue

6.  Bones and joints

7.  Genitourinary

8.  Other parts of the body can be affected but not common

9.  Miliary TB