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Tuberculous Lymphadenitis

Aka: Tuberculous Lymphadenitis
  1. See Also
    1. Tuberculosis
    2. Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Most common form of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
  3. Signs
    1. Chronic Cervical Lymphadenopathy is most common
      1. However any lymph node distribution may be involved
    2. Node consistency
      1. Initial: Firm, discrete, nontender
      2. Later, untreated: Coalesced, matted nodes
      3. Later, untreated: Fluctuant nodes drain to surface
      4. Initially with treatment: Enlarged or new nodes
  4. Diagnosis
    1. FNA for PCR of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is preferred
  5. Management
    1. See Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
  6. References
    1. Jha (2001) Postgrad Med 77:185-7 [PubMed]

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