Tuberculoma of the larynx in miliary tuberculosis

Soni, N.K.; Chaterji, P. and Jain, V.K. (1981) Tuberculoma of the larynx in miliary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 28 (3). pp. 146-147.

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Laryngeal tuberculosis may be a presenting feature in miliary tuberculosis. The case presented with a growth-like laryngeal lesion having no other symptoms, and radiological examination showed miliary mottling in the chest. Laryngeal lesion was also proved to be tuberculous on histological examination. Both the lesions disappeared within three months of starting anti-tuberculous chemotherapy. Relevant literature concerning this unusual presentation is discussed briefly.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Miliary Tuberculosis, Tuberculoma, Larynx, Laryngeal Tuberculosis, Case Report, Chemotherapy
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Laryngeal Diseases > Tuberculosis, Laryngeal
ID Code:2284
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:16 August 2007

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