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Cervical lymphadenopathy due to mycobacterial infection: a diagnostic protocol

Cervical lymphadenopathy due to mycobacterial infection: a diagnostic protocol

Journal of Laryngology and Otology 107(7): 614-617

ISSN/ISBN: 0022-2151

PMID: 15125280

DOI: 10.1017/s0022215100123862

Mycobacterial cervical lymphadenopathy is relatively uncommon in the United Kingdom; when cases do occur opportunities for early diagnosis and treatment may be missed. We have reviewed twenty-three cases of mycobacterial cervical lymphadenopathy presenting to an urban general hospital over a four-year period. We discuss the techniques available to aid a diagnosis of mycobacterial disease and suggest a protocol to allow efficient use of these techniques.

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