Pediatric Primary Tuberculous Osteomyelitis of the Mandible Mimicking Parotitis

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is a worldwide public health problem; however, primary tuberculous osteomyelitis involving the mandible is extremely rare. Here, we report a 14-year-old boy who presented with a recurrent, generalized swelling of the cheek in the right side, mimicking parotitis. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) from the swelling was inconclusive… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.2071

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