International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Radiology and Medical Imaging Sciences | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023

Chest Wall Tuberculosis - An Extension of Mediastinal Tuberculosis

Payal Gami [2] | Vinit Patel [2]

Abstract: Tuberculous abscess of chest wall accounts for 1-4% of musculoskeletal tuberculosis which in case accounts for 1-2% of all types of tuberculosis. It is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. It is rare in a immunocompetent patients to have chest wall abscess with concomitant tubercular lymphadenitis of neck and mediastinum.

Keywords: Tuberculosis, Chest wall, Abscess, CT Chest, lymph node

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,

Pages: 269 - 270

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