Extrapulmonary tuberculosis with paravertebral abscess formation and thyroid involvement.

Abstract

Extrapulmonary tuberculosis has a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. Involvement of the thyroid gland has rarely been reported. We report a case in a patient with a non-tender swelling of the thyroid, whose symptoms, sonographic and scintigraphic features mimicked carcinoma. Initially the patient presented with back pain due to a paravertebral mass… (More)

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