Cold Abscess mimicking Goiter.

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Prof. Abdul Mannan Khan Rao
Mairaj Muhammad


Soon after Tuberculosis is worldwide health problem, especially in south Asia and Africa. It commonly affects lung, but extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB) is also common. Most common extra-pulmonary tuberculosis present as cervical lymphadenopathy (enlarge cervical lymph nodes, mostly matted, various consistency, induration and cold abscess and sinuses). The present case is a very rare presentation of primary tuberculous cervical lymphadenopathy, the young patient present with tuberculous (TB) cold abscess in burns space only, no other lymph nodes enlarge and no other signs and symptoms of TB.

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