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Oesophageal tuberculosis mimicking a tumour during treatment for nodal tuberculosis.
  1. U Kaur,
  2. S Katariya,
  3. S R Bhusnurmath,
  4. P Bambery,
  5. J B Dilawari
  1. Department of Experimental Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.


    A patient with cervical lymph node tuberculosis developed a tubercular ulcer in the oesophagus eight weeks after starting treatment. This was probably due to a drug related hypersensitivity reaction in an adjacent mediastinal lymph node and subsided with continued treatment.

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