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 Definition Form of tuberculosis affecting the lymph nodes, especially of the neck, caused by the agent Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and in children by Mycobacterium scrofulaceum. [d] [e]
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Pereira KD. Mitchell RB. Eyen TP. Lazar RH. Tuberculous lymphadenopathy masquerading as a bronchial foreign body. [Review] [9 refs] [Case Reports. Journal Article. Review] Pediatric Emergency Care. 13(5):329-30, 1997 Oct. UI: 9368245 Hilar lymphadenopathy causing bronchial compression

Challapalli M. Varnado SC. Cunningham DG. Tuberculous inguinal lymphadenitis. [Review] [5 refs] [Case Reports. Journal Article. Review] Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 14(8):723-4, 1995 Aug. UI: 8532440 Points out that inguinal tubercular adenitis is uncommon, but exists and should be considered in the differential

Woodring JH. Vandiviere HM. Lee C. Intrathoracic lymphadenopathy in postprimary tuberculosis. [Review] [11 refs] [Case Reports. Comparative Study. Journal Article. Review] Southern Medical Journal. 81(8):992-7, 1988 Aug. UI: 3043694

Fanning A. Tuberculosis: 6. Extrapulmonary disease.[see comment]. [Review] [36 refs] [Case Reports. Journal Article. Review] CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal. 160(11):1597-603, 1999 Jun 1. UI: 10374005