Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis of the Head and Neck Region in Pediatric Populationan

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Authors : Abdul Azees.V.K


Tuberculosis is the most common communicable disease world wide. In this era of immune-compromising disease like acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is necessary to have knowledge of the different presenting features of various rare manifestation of tuberculosis. Young individuals are more prone to such lesion because lack of immunity, close grouping with infected patients and the general increased chances of varying presentation in such patients. This study groups together rare presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis of the head and neck region in an effort to increase the recognition of this disease.


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