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Table 3 Site of infection and diagnostic attributes of extrapulmonary tuberculosis patients registered at Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur from 2015 to 2017 (N = 651)

From: Treatment outcomes of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Bahawalpur, Pakistan; a record review

Clinical
Characteristics
Patients
n (%)
Site of infection
Pleural 217 (33.4)
Lymphatic 170 (26.1)
Abdominal/ascites 80 (12.3)
Bone/joint/spinal 23 (3.5)
Meningeal 38 (5.8)
Skin 6 (0.9)
Other a/not recorded 117 (18)
Diagnostic test
Histopathology 437 (67.1)
CT scan/MRI 67 (10.3)
X-ray 409 (62.8)
Ultrasonography 76 (11.7)
Other b 10 (1.5)
Not recorded/not done 15 (2.3)
  1. a Testicular, Genitourinary, other organ involvement, b ESR, CBC, LFT, RFT, CT = Computed Tomography, MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging