Am J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg | Volume 5, Issue 10 | Case Report | Open Access
Padmanabhan S, Mounika Reddy Y*, Madhuri M and Babu S
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, India
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Cervical lymphadenitis is the most common extrapulmonary manifestation of TB. Here we report a
rare case of cervical scrofula (TB lymphadenitis) involving the pretracheal lymph node. It is essential
to undergo a proper radiological assessment to differentiate between thyroid nodule and lymph
node pathology and thus avoiding surgical intervention.
Scrofula; Pretracheal lymph node; Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis; TB Lymphadenitis
Padmanabhan S, Mounika Reddy Y, Madhuri M, Babu S. Cervical Scrofula Mimicking Thyroid Malignancy: A Rare Presentation with Pretracheal Lymph Node Involvement in an Adult Female. Am J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022; 5(10): 1216..