A timely burst: Tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess

Chong, Winton and Loh, S.T. and Kulasegarah, Jeyanthi and Loh, T.L. and Tengku Kamalden, Tengku Mohamed Izam Bin (2022) A timely burst: Tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, 74. 1800 -1802. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-020-01809-w.

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Tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. We describe an immunocompetent teenager who has her tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess ruptured and then diagnosis confirmed by the presence of acid-fast bacilli from the gastric lavage. © 2020, Association of Otolaryngologists of India.

Item Type: Article
Funders: None
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tuberculosis; Retropharyngeal abscess; Gastric lavage; Airway obstruction
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Otorhinolaryngology Department
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2023 01:05
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2023 01:05
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/43686

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