Isolated peripancreatic tuberculous lymphadenopathy: a rare manifestation of abdominal tuberculosis mimicking pancreatic cystic neoplasm.

@article{Huang2013IsolatedPT,
  title={Isolated peripancreatic tuberculous lymphadenopathy: a rare manifestation of abdominal tuberculosis mimicking pancreatic cystic neoplasm.},
  author={Chung-Tsui Huang and Cheng-Yu Lo and T. Lee},
  journal={Journal of digestive diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={105-8}
}
Peripancreatic lymph node is a rare site for extrapulmonary tuberculosis involvement. The presentation is usually indolent, with weight loss, abdominal pain, fever or obstructive jaundice. Furthermore, the enlarged lymph node resembles pancreatic parenchyma on ultrasound or computed tomography (CT) due to their similar tissue density. Therefore, it is often misdiagnosed as pancreatic malignancy. Imaging modality with higher accuracy and tissue diagnosis are mandatory for diagnosis and further… CONTINUE READING

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