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Mediastinal and neck abscess in the course of the isolated tuberculosis of the lymph nodes – a case report
Ewa Komoń-Kotecka 1/, Kazimierz Niemczyk 2/, Emilia Karchier 3/, Marcin Kubiak 4/, Dariusz Kaczmarczyk 4/
  • 1/ Oddział Laryngologiczny Mazowieckiego Szpitala Specjalistycznego w Siedlcach
  • 2/ Klinika Otolaryngologii Warszawskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego
  • 3/ Oddział Laryngologiczny Mazowieckiego Szpitala Specjalistycznego w Siedlcach, Klinika Otolaryngologii Warszawskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego
  • 4/ Klinika Chirurgii Nowotworów Głowy i Szyi Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by strains of Mycobacterium. World Health Organisation estimates annual incidence of tuberculosis for 8.8 milion of new cases. As much as 7988 new cases of pulmonary tuberculosis were recorded in Poland in 2007. Extrapulmonary tuberculosis was detected in 628 patients.

This article reports a rare case of mediastinal and cervical abscess in the course of the isolated tuberculosis of the lymph nodes treated in the ENT Department of Mazowiecki Specialists Hospital in Siedlce.

Otorynolaryngologia vol 10. no 4. Decemberpages: from 182to 185
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