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Non-caseating submental tuberculous lymphadenopathy: A case report

M. E. Asuquo, V. I. Nwagbara, S. Akpan, G. Ebughe, T. Ugbem, I. M. Asuquo
2013 Case Reports in Clinical Medicine  
Chronic peripheral lymphadenopathy in adults is an indication of pathology of which tuberculosis is the commonest in the developing countries. Presented is a 36-year-old with a huge chronic Submental lymphadenopathy in a seronegative patient of 7 years duration. Histology revealed non-caseating tuberculosis. Tuberculosis should be considered in Submental lymphadenopathy. Despite the long duration, the absence of cold abscess, and or sinus formation may be an indication of the non-caseating
more » ... non-caseating tuberculous lymphadenopathy.
doi:10.4236/crcm.2013.25078 fatcat:4f6zbnshcfh7lbec6n6euds2wm