Tuberculosis of Thyroid Gland : A Case Report with Review of Articles

@inproceedings{Sengupta2013TuberculosisOT,
  title={Tuberculosis of Thyroid Gland : A Case Report with Review of Articles},
  author={Sanjay Sengupta and Subrata Pal and Jyoti Prakash Phukan and Kingshuk Bose and Sritanu Jana},
  year={2013}
}
Objective: Tuberculosis of thyroid gland is encountered in only 0.1% 0.4% thyroid biopsies. We are presenting a case to emphasize inclusion of this rare disorder as a potential differential diagnosis during the assessment of thyroid lesions. Case report: 38-year female presented with a cystic nodule of left lobe of thyroid. Guided aspiration yielded only necrosed material. Biopsy revealed caseating granuloma with giant cells. Tuberculosis etiology was confirmed by PCR examination. Conclusion… CONTINUE READING

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