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Primary tonsillar tuberculosis: a case report

  • Erol Selimoǧlu (a1), Yavuz Sütbeyaz (a1), M. Akif Çiftçioǧlu (a2), Mehmet Parlak (a3), Mukaddes Esrefoǧlu (a4) and Aziz Öztürk (a1)...

Abstract

A 67-year-old man with an enlarged left tonsil underwent a tonsillectomy for the suspicion of malignancy. He had had a dental extraction six months earlier. Clinical and histopathological investigations established the diagnosis of primary tonsillar tuberculosis.

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Dr Erol Selimoǧlu, Ataturk Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi, K. B. B. Hastaliklari Anabilim Dali, 25240 Erzurum, Turkiye. Fax: 442-2186782

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Primary tonsillar tuberculosis: a case report

  • Erol Selimoǧlu (a1), Yavuz Sütbeyaz (a1), M. Akif Çiftçioǧlu (a2), Mehmet Parlak (a3), Mukaddes Esrefoǧlu (a4) and Aziz Öztürk (a1)...

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