Simultaneous occurrence of pulmonary tuberculosis and carcinomatous lymphangitis.

  title={Simultaneous occurrence of pulmonary tuberculosis and carcinomatous lymphangitis.},
  author={Felipe Francisco Tuon and Karina Takesaki Miyaji and Paula Marques de Vidal and Luiz Fernando Ferraz da Silva and Adriana Satie Gonçalves Kono and Francisco Oscar de Siqueira França},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  volume={40 1},
Tuberculosis is an important cause of mortality due to its high prevalence, considering that one third of the worlds population is infected with the tuberculosis bacillus. We report the first case of carcinomatous lymphangitis associated with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Carcinomatous lymphangitis is a rare event that may be confounded with tuberculosis because of its radiographic and clinical characteristics.