A clinico-pathological study of lymphadenopathy in Northern India

Bedi, R.S.; Thind, G.S. and Arora, V.K. (1987) A clinico-pathological study of lymphadenopathy in Northern India. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (4). pp. 189-191.

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Abstract

A Clnicopathological study of 100 consecutive cases with superficial lyinphadenopathy, who were clinically diagnosed as cases of tuberculous adenitis at peripheral health institutions is reported. Tubercular aetiology was confirmed in 77 cases whereas 18 had non-specific lymphadenitis, Secondary malignant deposits accounted for 5 cases. Tubercular glands were found mostly in 11 to 30 years age group, non-specific glands were predominant in children and ncoplastic deposits in patients over 40 years of age. Caseation suggests tubercular aetiology. However, its absence does not exclude tuberculosis.

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Additional Information:The study was conducted in TB and Chest Departments of Patiala, Faridkot and Shimla Medical Colleges during the period. October 1983 to October 1985.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Lymphadenopathy, Tuberculosis, Aetiology, Etiology, Children, Adults, Child, Clinicopathology, Tubercular Glands, Malignancy
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Persons > Age Groups > Child
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphatic Diseases > Tuberculosis, Lymph Node
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphatic Diseases
Persons > Age Groups > Adult
Tissues > Lymphoid Tissue
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Histologic Type > Lymphoma
ID Code:3116
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:17 October 2008

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