A rare case of laryngeal tuberculosis simulating malignancy

Authors

  • S Ansari Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • MF Amanullah Department of Orthopedics, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • K Ahmad Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • K Dhungel Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • MK Gupta Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • A Kumar Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njms.v2i2.8979

Keywords:

Computed tomography, laryngeal tuberculosis, Malignancy

Abstract

Laryngeal tuberculosis is an uncommon disease and should be considered as a differential diagnosis in any laryngeal disease, in particular in the case of a laryngeal carcinoma. It is difficult to differentiate laryngeal tuberculosis from carcinoma through imaging and needs clinical and histopathological correlation. We describe the case of a 26 year old man who presented with the clinical picture of laryngeal cancer, but which turned out to be tuberculosis.

Nepal Journal of Medical Sciences | Volume 02 | Number 02 | July-December 2013 | Page 200-202

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njms.v2i2.8979  

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Published

2013-10-23

How to Cite

Ansari, S., Amanullah, M., Ahmad, K., Dhungel, K., Gupta, M., & Kumar, A. (2013). A rare case of laryngeal tuberculosis simulating malignancy. Nepal Journal of Medical Sciences, 2(2), 200–202. https://doi.org/10.3126/njms.v2i2.8979

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Case Reports