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Revista de otorrinolaringología y cirugía de cabeza y cuello

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Abstract

RODRIGUEZ-PEREZ, Miguel Alberto  and  AGUIRRE-GARCIA, Fernando. Neck node tuberculosis: Do we consider it... or does it pop up?. Rev. Otorrinolaringol. Cir. Cabeza Cuello [online]. 2012, vol.72, n.1, pp. 69-74. ISSN 0718-4816.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48162012000100009.

We review tuberculosis clinical features, diagnosis and management as well as remark the importance of its epidemic nature. Study based on 2 patients suffering from eye-catching subacute neck lumps, sparsely symptomatic and excellent evolution after neck node TB diagnosis and antibiotic therapy TB represents a disease that, given our present time globalization, may be faced by many different specialists. That is why we must be on alert and be aware of its profile, in order to guess the right diagnosis and offer therapy.

Keywords : Tuberculosis; nodes; neck; mycobateria; lymphadenitis.

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