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01 July 1999

Multiple pulmonary tuberculoma imitating disseminated neoplastic process in a young women

Alicja Siemińska, Iwona Damps, Barbara Madey, Ludwika Wolska-Goszka, Marek Słomiński

Med Sci Monit 1999; 5(4): CS763-766 :: ID: 504570

Abstract

The work is a presentation of diagnostic difficulties in the case of a young women in whom chest x-ray revealed the presence of multiple coin lesions in the lungs. Radiological picture suggested the presence of disseminated neoplastic process of unknown origin. Histological examination of bronchial segment as well as sputum-positivity triggered by biopsy and the formation of iatrogenic broncho-nodular fistula allowed to diagnose multiple pulmonary tuberculoma and to start antituberculotic treatment.

Keywords: coin lesion, tuberculoma, pulmonary tuberculosis

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