Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection within Warthin's tumor: report of two cases.

@article{Watanabe2001MycobacteriumTI,
  title={Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection within Warthin's tumor: report of two cases.},
  author={Masatoshi Watanabe and Toshiyuki Nakayama and Yasuharu Koduka and Hiroto Katoh and Yoichi Hirokawa and Rie Inoue and Hiroshi Imai and Hiroshi Nakano and Taizo Shiraishi},
  journal={Pathology international},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 10},
  pages={
          797-801
        }
}
We report two patients with Warthin's tumor who were also infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Case 1 was a 75-year-old woman with Warthin's tumor and multiple small epithelioid granulomas with caseous necrosis involving the submandibular gland. This patient died of tuberculous meningitis 4 months after biopsy. Case 2 was a 78-year-old man with a 10-year history of a parotid mass which had enlarged rapidly over 2 months. Surgical excision revealed Warthin's tumor and epithelioid granulomas… CONTINUE READING
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