Comparison of ultrasound with plain radiography and CT for the detection of mediastinal lymphadenopathy in children with tuberculosis

@article{BoschMarcet2004ComparisonOU,
  title={Comparison of ultrasound with plain radiography and CT for the detection of mediastinal lymphadenopathy in children with tuberculosis},
  author={Joaquim Bosch-Marcet and Xavier Serres-Cr{\'e}ixams and Amalia Zuasnabar-Cotro and Xavier Codina-Puig and Margarita Catal{\`a}-Puigb{\'o} and Jos{\'e} L. Simon-Riazuelo},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={895-900}
}
Background: Lymphadenopathy, with or without parenchymal abnormality, is the radiological hallmark of primary tuberculosis (TB) in children. However, lymph node enlargement may pass undetected on plain chest radiographs. Ultrasonography provides complementary information to that obtained by radiographs. Objective: To assess the clinical value of US for the detection of mediastinal lymphadenopathy in children with a positive intradermal tuberculin test. Materials and methods: Thirty-two children… CONTINUE READING