Disseminated tuberculosis mimicking lymphoma
Calicut Medical Journal 01/2008; 6.
Disseminated tuberculosis may rarely present with a clinical picture similar to lymphoma. We present the case of a 30year old male with mild constitutional symptoms, generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly who was diagnosed with disseminated tuberculosis.He had an excellent response to antituberculosis therapy.
Article: Parotid tuberculosis[Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: Tuberculosis of the parotid gland is a rare condition. We describe a case of tuberculosis of right parotid gland in a 17-year-old male patient. Diagnosis was made by early suspicion and confirmed by demonstration of epitheloid granulomas on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). Patient was successfully treated with daily regimen of four drugs (rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol) for first two months followed by two drugs (rifampicin and isoniazid) for last four months.
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