Table 2

Distribution of extrapulmonary tuberculosis cases by site of disease

Number of persons (%)


Extrapulmonarya

564 (100.0)


Lymphaticb

183 (32.4)


Pleural

153 (27.1)


Bone

63 (11.2)


Genitourinary

31 (5.5)


Miliary

31 (5.5)


Meningeal

24 (4.2)


Peritoneal

17 (3.0)


Other

78 (13.8)


aExtrapulmonary = extrapulmonary only or extrapulmonary + pulmonary

bProportion of extrapulmonary cases

Fiske et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-16

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