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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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.
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