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Table 2 Types of isolated extrapulmonary TB cases at private health institutions in Amhara National Regional State, 2008/09

From: Common types of tuberculosis and co-infection with HIV at private health institutions in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Types of isolated extrapulmonary TB identified Count (percentage)
TB lymphadenitis 293 (60.8)
TB pleurisy 51 (10.6)
TB peritonitis 45 (9.3)
TB of the spine 34 (7.1)
Cold abscess 25 (5.2)
Skin TB 14 (2.9)
TB arthritis 12 (2.5)
TB osteomyelitis 8 (1.7)
Total 482 (100)*
  1. *The type of EPTB was not documented for 18 EPTB patients.
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