Published in Blood Weekly, May 5th, 2005
According to a published report from Iran, "The authors describe an unusual case of a disseminated bacille calmette-guerin (BCG) infection in a 3-month-old girl who presented with a huge hepatosplenomegaly, fever, and pancytopenia.
"Clinically, an infantile kala-azar or lymphoma/leukemia was suspected. However, after thorough clinical and paraclinical investigations, the case was diagnosed as a disseminated BCG infection."
"The child died 2 weeks after starting antituberculosis treatment. Autopsy revealed diffuse...
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