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Even though tuberculosis‐immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (TB‐IRIS) is usually found in HIV‐positive patients receiving antiviral treatment, it can also occur in HIV‐negative patients especially if they have risk factors.

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We report a unique case of TB‐IRIS in an immunocompetent child presenting with new onset of pleuritic chest pain after receiving anti‐TB drugs.

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This page is a summary of: Tuberculosis‐immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV ‐negative children, Respirology Case Reports, March 2022, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1002/rcr2.945.
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