A novel clinical scoring method for diagnosis of tubercular cervical lymphadenitis

Purohit, S.D.; Gupta, M.L.; Sarkar, S.K.; Gupta, P.R.; Tanwar, K.L. and Jain, Dilip (1987) A novel clinical scoring method for diagnosis of tubercular cervical lymphadenitis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (1). pp. 22-25.

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Abstract

A multifactorial, non-invasive clinical scoring system is devised to determine the etiology of cervical lymphadenitis. A combined clinical score of 5 and above was highly indicative of a tubercular lesion. We suggest a restricted use of histopathological studies of cervical lymph nodes only in patients with a clinical score of 4 or less.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tubercular Cervical Lymphadenitis, Cervical Lymphadenitis, Diagnosis, Cervical Lymph Node, Scoring System, Etiology, Histopathological Study, Skiagram, X-Ray, Mantoux Reaction
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Lymph Node Excision
Persons > Patients
Natural Sciences > Science
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphatic Diseases > Tuberculosis, Lymph Node
ID Code:3084
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:24 September 2008

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